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Collector:
Major John W. Powell  Search this
Donor Name:
Major John W. Powell  Search this
Length - Object:
99 cm
Width - Object:
28 cm
Culture:
Paiute, Southern, Moapa  Search this
Object Type:
Cradle
Place:
South, Utah, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1874
Notes:
FROM CARD: "14643-6. NO. 14646 - ILLUS. IN NAT. MUS. REPT 1887, FIGS. 23-24, P. 190. #14646 - ILLUS. IN USNM REPT, 1894; FIG. 217; P. 527. 14646-INVENTORIED 1975." FROM 19TH OR EARLY 20TH CENTURY EXHIBIT LABEL WITH CARD: "... [BABY] CRADLE.--FRAME OF WILLOW STICKS TIED TOGETHER; BUCKSKIN COVER, LACED IN FRONT AND FIGURED WITH SAME MATERIAL; BUCKSKIN HANGING STRAP; HOOD OF FINE TWIGS TIED WITH STRINGS. LENGTH 3 FEET 3 INCHES. WIDTH 11 INCHES. PAI-UTES, SOUTHERN UTAH, 1874. 14,646. COLLECTED BY MAJOR J. W. POWELL." Copy of old exhibit label is stored with artifact and has been annotated with handwritten notation "Poisoned P".
Listed as Cradleboard in Fowler and Matley (1979) (Figure 47b) with illustration cited from Mason, 1889b, figs. 22-24: 1896, fig. 217)
Culture attribution per Fowler and Matley (1979)
Record Last Modified:
6 Mar 2017
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
74A00055
USNM Number:
E14646-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32e8039a6-a925-42a2-bb28-f95855962460
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8339717