Lakota Beaded Hide Cradle, c. 1870s, the buffalo hide form with canvas strip up the back, beaded with a classic box and border design on a blue background, the beaded tab at top from a recycled painted parfleche, a beaded ball with quill-wrapped fringe hangs from one side, ht. 24 in.
Provenance: Estate of Joseph J. Rivera.
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