Cradle

Mrs. Lone Dog (Pretty Eagle), American / Lakota, late 19th - early 20th century, Lakota (Teton Sioux), Fort Peck, Montana, Plains

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about 1890

Glass beads, Native-tanned hide, wood, cotton cloth, wool cloth, brass bells, horse hair, downy feathers, dye, ochre, cord, thread

Overall: 33 1/16 x 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (84 x 35 x 27 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9831

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Transportation: Human, Baby Carrier

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Course History

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

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.

A Space For Dialogue 8, An Economy in Transition: Art of the Plains at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, James Parker, Class of 2002, Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 19-December 8, 2002.

Publication History

Dean, Stephanie. "The Mother's Voice", A Video Tape Presentation for partial requirement of MALS Degree, Dartmouth College

Provenance

Made by Pretty Eagle (Mrs. Lone Dog), Fort Peck, Montana; sold to Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Fort Peck, Montana, probably 1908; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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