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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
probably Dakota (Eastern Sioux) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Object Name:
Cradleboard cover (part)
Media/Materials:
Deerhide/deerskin, porcupine quills, metal cones, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Sewn, quilled (lane stitched)
Dimensions:
25.00 x 42.20 x 0.60 cm
Object Type:
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Place:
Lake Superior region; Ontario, Minnesota, Michigan; Canada, USA
Date created:
1780-1820
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; acquired by William Ockleford Oldman (1879-1949, who did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") circa 1910; purchased by George Heye from W.O. Oldman in 1911.
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Catalog Number:
2/8516
Barcode:
028516.000
See related items:
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Transportation Items: Baby carriers
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_30330