Toy Cradle

attributed to Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke), Northern Plains, Plains


about 1890

Wool, calico cotton cloth, canvas, Native-tanned hide, rawhide, glass beads, brass sequins, dentalium shell, thread (possibly recycled leggings)

Overall: 4 3/4 × 5 5/16 × 15 9/16 in. (12 × 13.5 × 39.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy


Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

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.


Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2008.

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