05-22-2004 05-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2237 Boston
May 22, 2004 10:00 AMCalender
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Large Western Wood and Beaded Hide Cradle with Suspended Doll

$12,925$11,000
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2237 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 22, 2004 10:00AM

Description:

Large Western Wood and Beaded Hide Cradle with Suspended Doll, Ute, c. last quarter 19th century, the flat, round-top, tapered wood form covered in yellow stained buckskin with fringe hanging down the back and partially beaded at the top with multicolored geometric devices on a white ground, suspending from a buckskin thong is a partially beaded hide doll dress attached to a large hide-covered wooden head with red face paint, (some loss and damage to cradle), cradle ht. 44 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Keywords

red face paint, large hide-covered wooden head