Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8606008

Category: Toy - Cradle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; multi-colored glass seed beads; red and navy wool cloth; cotton cloth; wool yarn; sinew and thread sewn.

Description: Toy cradle fashioned from parts of a martingale. Cradle has a female doll wearing a cloth dress decorated with beads. Upper portion is fully beaded with geometric designs in various colors. Wood backboard.

Dimensions: Height 37.75 inches 96 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


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


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5465, Lot 126, May 30,1986
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 41

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