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Susie Osif with boy and baby cradle.  "January 1919"

Outdoor portrait of Susie Osif sitting outside and holding an infant in a cradleboard with a woven diamond design. Another child sits at her side.

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1919-1919

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

3.25 x 5.5 in.

Cultures:

Akimel O'odham (Pima), American Indians, Native Americans, North America, O'odham, Southwest

City:

Alkali Village, Gila River Reservation

County:

Pinal County

State:

Arizona

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Edward H. Davis owned a ranch outside San Diego, California, and became fascinated with local Indian people. The collection of Native objects he developed attracted the attention of George Heye, who purchased many items from Davis and hired him as a field collector in 1916. Photographs by Davis from southern California and northern Mexico probably accompanied the objects he sold to or collected for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_325542

Catalog Number:

P00379

Album Name:

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