Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC0706002

Category: Cradle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood Boards; rawhide; red, yellow, light blue, blue, green, and white seed beads; tacks; red and green silk ribbon

Description: Fully beaded Cheyenne cradle, fastened to a rawhide shell, with cloth lined interior suspending ribbons and beads, on the original wood frame, with tacked and yellow dyed pointed boards. An old tag containing various bits of information including the following, #s 358948 and 165836, and written Child's cradle board, Cheyenne; Voth Collection; from the U.S. National Museum collection, received in 1962.

Dimensions: Height 44.25 inches


Paul Dyck Foundation, deaccessed
Voth Collection
Brandt Collection


Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Bonhams and Butterfield, Bonhams and Butterfield, San Francisco, Calfornia, , Sale 15287, Lot 4462, pp220, June 4, 2007
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 124

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Bernadette Brown 2009

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