Cradleboard

Cradleboard

1875, 1890s, 1875, c.1880
Culture
Cheyenne
Country
United States
cradleboard
Leather, rawhide, beads, wood, brass, and cloth
Native Arts acquisition funds
1949.61

Cheyenne artist, Cradleboard, about 1880. Hide, rawhide, beads, wood, brass, and cloth; 41⅝ x 10 x 9½ in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition funds, 1949.61

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
length: 41 5/8 in, 105.7275 cm; width: 10 in, 25.4000 cm; height: 9 1/2 in, 24.13 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Indigenous Arts of North America
Known Provenance
Purchased 1949 from Carl Swanstrom, Los Angeles, CA by the Denver Art Museum
Exhibition History
  • “Stampede: Animals in Art” — Denver Art Museum, 9/10/2017