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Northeast Beaded Cloth Corn Husk Doll and Cradle

Auction:
2376
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Northeast Beaded Cloth Corn Husk Doll and Cradle, Iroquois, c. mid-19th century, the female form wearing traditional clothing of the period, including a commercial cloth dress with single square silver brooch/pin, traditional skirt, leggings and moccasins, beaded with multicolored C-scroll devices, the carved wood cradle with painted detail, beaded cloth wrappings and small corn husk baby, (minor loss), doll ht. 11 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collected in England.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

United Kingdom, Beadwork, Doll, Fashion, Leggings, Maize, Moccasin, Skirt

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