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Dakota doll cradle

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Description A miniature Dakota soft leather doll cradle toy, circa 1900. The cradle is hand sewn of light color hide with bead eyes and mouth. Inner cover of dark hide, outer covering of light hide with three sets of thong ties for closing and bead trim at top. Thong for carrying in back. Tiny triangular bead trimmed pieces at top of hood. Collected at the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches length
2 1/2 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Doll
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Recreation. Dolls
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9859.28
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