Large, Plains Beaded Cradle

Beaded Plains cradle on Native tanned hide. Head and foot boards are fully beaded on fabric and sewn onto hide. The geometric design utilizes pale blue, cobalt, white, translucent red, yellow, black, green and pumpkin beads. Red wool bonnet adorned with larger translucent red and white beads. The upper edge is also trimmed in red wool. Soft hide encases the frame. Fringe attached to the upper and lower edges. 42" long, the width tapers from 16". With custom metal wall hanging support. 

Lot 231, Brian Lebel's Mesa Auction - January 21, 2017
Sold $17,110