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Beaded cradleboard with geometric and floral designs with hide fringe and cotton lining

Curatorial Remarks

After the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon in 1875, most Kiowa material culture was destroyed by the cavalry.

Tags: cradleboard, beaded
People: Kiowa
Places: Southern Plains, 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): 
Beaded cradleboard with geometric and floral designs with hide fringe and cotton lining
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Kiowa
Date: 
19th century - mid-20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
cotton, hide, glass, wood
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.631
Department: 
Not On View

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