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Toy cradleboard / Unknown

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The Chiricahua Apache improvised with materials based on what was available.

Tags: toy cradleboard, leather, toy moccasins, beadwork, cradleboard
People: Chiricahua 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): 
Toy cradleboard
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Apache (artist and user)
Date: 
circa 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, wood, glass, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2380
Previous Number(s): 
843.2380
Department: 
The accession number is applied to a wood piece on the verso in black over an applied white layer.
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