Cradleboard Decorated with a Tree of Life, Beaver, Deer and Birds

Mohawk (Haudenosaunee), Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), New York, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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about 1860

Wood and rawhide

Overall: 30 1/2 x 13 in. (77.5 x 33 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Capt. Herbert L. Shuttleworth II, Class of 1935

43.25.8592

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Transportation: Human, Baby Carrier

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America, The Eastern Woodland: Algonkian and Iroquois, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Anthropology and History Collections, East Gallery, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-November 11, 1979.

Provenance

Captain Herbert L. Shuttleworth II (1913-2010, Class of 1935), Amsterdam, New York; given to present collection, 1943.

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