Lakota Pictorial Beaded Buffalo Hide Cradle, c. 1880s, with cloth lining and muslin drop from the bottom, beaded with four downward facing mounted warriors wearing war bonnets and carrying society staffs or coup sticks, with multicolored crosses, the beaded rawhide tab with bugle beads and brass hawk bells in the fringe, the cradle edge with cloth bundles, remnant ribbon and brass shoe button decoration, ht. 25 in.
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