Arts of the Americas
Walnut, brass tacks
late 19th-early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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Osage (Native American). Cradle Board, late 19th-early 20th century. Walnut, brass tacks, 10 x 41 in. (25.4 x 104.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9007. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.9007_view1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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This cradleboard is dark brown wood with metal tacks in a zigzag decoration across an area in the top. Rest of the cradle is missing.
BArbara Hail Confirms it is Osage back cradle board.
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