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May 6, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Kiowa Beaded Toy Cradle

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Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2893BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 06, 2016 10:00AM


Kiowa Beaded Toy Cradle, c. last quarter 19th century, beaded with a zigzag and cross design, with large trade beads on the side fringe, a row of German silver buttons at the top, traces of yellow pigment on the boards and green pigment on the fringe, contains a European porcelain-head doll, ht. of board 10 1/2 in.

Provenance: Millie R. Hall, who in 1900 lived on the Pottawatomie Reservation, Jackson County, Kansas; she worked at the Pottawatomie boarding school.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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