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Wooden leather cradleboard / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

The footboard at the bottom of the cradleboard is characteristic of Mescalero Apache. May be a toy cradleboard.

Tags: cradleboard, leather, wood, footboard
People: Mescalero Apache
Places: Southwest, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Wooden leather cradleboard
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Apache, Mescalero (artist and user)
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wood, hide, dye
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.1161
Department: 
Not On View

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