Lattice Cradle Baby Carrier

Ka'igwu (Kiowa)
Southern Plains


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about 1910

Wood (recycled beadboard), glass seed beads, hide, and fabric

Overall: 35 13/16 × 11 7/16 × 8 1/16 in. (91 × 29 × 20.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Putnam W. Blodgett, Class of 1953, Tuck 1961



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Transportation: Human, Baby Carrier

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view


A. W. Allen, Lawton, Oklahoma; sold to Mrs. Frederick S. Blodgett, West Newton, Massachusetts, about November 1911; given to Putnam W. Blodgett (1931-2020), Class of 1953 [her grandson, possibly in 1941 (her death)], Lyme, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 2006.

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