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Cradleboard  (Transportation Items: Baby carriers)  "circa 1790"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1780-1795

Materials:

Wood, hide thong/babiche, paint

Techniques:

Carved, incised, painted, perforated, laced

Dimensions:

26.5 x 14.8 x 12.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Great Lakes, Native Americans, North America, Woodlands

Site Name:

Michilimackinac, Fort Miami

County:

Cheboygan County, Saint Joseph County

State:

Michigan

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected between 1790 and 1795 by Major Andrew Foster (1768-1806, British Army officer) at Fort Miami or Fort Michilimackinac; inherited by his family; transferred to George Terasaki (New York art dealer) at an unknown date; acquired by MAI through an exchange with Terasaki in 1966.

Source ID:

NMAI_257685

Catalog Number:

24/2019

Album Name:

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