Toy Cradleboard for a Doll

Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Lakota (Teton Sioux), Plains

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about 1870

Wood, glass beads, hide, brass tacks, cotton cloth, paint, sinew, thread

Overall: 4 3/4 × 16 1/4 × 5 1/2 in. (12 × 41.3 × 14 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds

13.13.760

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

SART 65, Architecture I, Zenovia Toloudi, Spring 2015

NAS 15, HIST 15, American Indians and American Expansion: 1800 to 1924, Colin Calloway, Spring 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2014

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

NAS 38, HIST 38, American Odysseys: Lewis and Clark, American Indians, and the New Nation, Colin Calloway, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Provenance

Probably acquired by William M. Leeds (1829-1886) during his time working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, about 1876-1879; to his wife, Catharine G. Lockwood Leeds (1825-1913), New York; given to present collection, about 1879-1888; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.218

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