Northwest Coast Child's Cradle, 19th Century

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An exquisite Native American Indian child's cradle. Intricately painted in red and black pigment in designs indicative of Northwest Coast tribes and constructed of cedar boards with two rockers.

An accompanying label states that this cradle was exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, with an infant inside.

Provenance:
Exhibited: World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition), Chicago, 1893.
Ex Collection: Cabin Crafts, Vancouver, B.C.
Ex Collection: Cadwadaller Collection (purchased 1963).
Ex Collection: First People's Museum of the American Indian and Eskimo.
Details
Creator
Native American Art (Artist)
Of the Period
Native American
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1875-1900
Period
19th Century
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
13.25 in. H x 42 in. W x 14.25 in. D
34 cm H x 107 cm W x 36 cm D
Dealer Location
Denver, CO
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU100461044846
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