Beaded Kiowa Cradleboard

Fully beaded Kiowa cradleboard. Oak boards with German silver button laced onto the tops; periwinkle blue background color; beadwork designs run along three; solid bands of color, two blue with red in between; designs include diamonds, rectangles and strips; a single lane of beadwork in white is on the edge of front and back of cover; bar designs on this in red, yellow and blue; beadwork is sinew sewn; leather pennants extend from base; face covers have been removed; flour sack lining.
Additional Information: cradleboard; Native American
Category Ethnographic Works of Art
Reference Number 00178
Maker/Artist Kiowa
Measurements 43 x 13 3/8 in
Time Period 1890-1910


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