- Museum number
Model cradle; carved of wood; rectangular piece of wood with notch carved in top end for backboard; U-shaped piece of wood attached perpendicularly around three sides to make frame; skin covering with fringe around edge sewn onto frame; edge of skin painted red; top of backboard painted red; skin strap across back decorated with red, white and blue glass beads and tassels of horsehair?.
- Production date
Height: 37.50 centimetres
Width: 15.75 centimetres
Depth: 6 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This is illustrated and discussed with other examples C. Oberholtzer 'Made for trade', American Indian Art Magazine, 36(2) Spring 2011, pp 56-67, on p 60.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1982-1987 Jun-Jan, Museum of Mankind, Thunderbird and Lightning: Indian Life in North America, 1600-1900
1987-1990 3 Dec-Oct, London, Museum of Mankind, Living Artic: Hunters of the Canadian North
1999 25 Jun-2009 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Subarctic"
2009 1 May-20 Sep, Victoria, Royal BC Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2009 11 Dec-2010 10 May, Madrid, Canal de Isabel II, Treasures of the World's Cultures
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1753D10.2040 (old CDMS no.)