Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCDOL265

Category: Cradle

Region: Plateau

Tribe: Wasco - Yakima

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Pony beads, seed beads, cloth, horse tail, buckskin, wood

Description: Cloth doll with a buckskin head is strapped in a buckskin-wrapped wooden cradle board that has a pony beaded buckskin shade. The doll's horse tail hair is tucked under a wide seed bead choker. Large pony beaded human male and female figures decorate each side and the moccasins are seed beaded. Large carnelian de Aleppo pony beads were used for eyes.

Dimensions: Height 14 inches


Paul Dyck Collection


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 133

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