Cradleboard cover

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Titles Cradleboard cover
Description A leather cradleboard cover, possibly Dakota, circa the 20th century. The cover has leather tie closures and is fully beaded on its top and two of its three sides. Its interior is lined with cotton muslin. The pictorial design created by the beads includes two stylized American flags on the crown. Geometric rectangles and triangles adorn the sides.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 22 inches height
7 inches width
10 inches depth
Nomenclature cover (overlying object)
Materials leather
bead (pierced object)
muslin
Creation Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in: United States
Subjects Used in: United States
Indian. Building Furnishings. Bedding
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1900 - Not later than 2000
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 19IN.5 (inventory Number)

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