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Lot 0174

Description

Native American Child's Beaded Cradle Board

early 20th century, the doll wrapped in hide faced with geometric beadwork in five colors; the wooden carrying arc with bead wrapping and retaining two of four hanging cowrie shells. Included is a silver gelatin print of two Indian babies in working cradle boards.
15.25 in.
Purchased by the consignor's grandparents in the 1930s -1940s
Estate of Ruel W. Tyson Jr., Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Additional high-resolution photos are available at LelandLittle.com

Condition

Intact beadwork; some insect damage to hide; light age toning and soiling.

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