Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8812007

Category: Cradle Decoration

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Santee

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; rawhide slats; dyed and natural porcupine quills; white glass beads; tin cones.

Description: Decorative panel for the front of a cradle board. Panel consists of quill wrapped rawhide slats with designs of triangles and squares in brown and yellow against a white background.

Dimensions: Length 17 inches 43.2 cm; Width 8.25 inches 21 cm.


Collected by Charles, 1st Marquis, 2nd Earl Cornwallis, 1738-1805, who fought the rebels in North America in 1777 and 1778
Mr. & Mrs. Fred Boschan, Pennsylvania
Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5785, Lot 70, November 29, 1988

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