Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8401019

Category: Cradle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1845-1860

Materials: Rawhide; Native tanned deerskin; cotton cloth; multi-colored glass pony beads; wood (back boards)

Description: This fully pony beaded cradle is decorated with diamond and oval motifs in various colors against a red beaded background on one side and a blue beaded background on the other. The cradle is supported on wood backboards. The top of the boards are decorated with arrow motifs in paint, and outlined with pierced holes.

Dimensions: Length 41.5 inches 105.5 cm


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999
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


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 26

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Bernadette Brown 2009

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