177: Comanche Child's Doll Cradle
Comanche Child's Doll Cradle
Sinew-sewn hide tinted with red, blue, and yellow pigments; cast brass bells and German silver disks decorate hood of cradle; wooden slats painted in red and blue are augmented with brass tacks; porcelain faced doll with cloth body nestled inside cradle, length 26.25 in. x width 8.75 in.
fourth quarter 19th century
Provenance: From a Private Midwestern Collection