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Artist / Maker : Plentyhoops, Winona
Title : Untitled (Cradleboard)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Montana, United States
Cultural Group : Crow (Apsáalooke)
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Leather; fabric; textile; beads; thread; wood
Support / Technique : Cut; sewn; stitched; assembled; carved; tied
Object Type : cradleboards
Visual Description : White leather cradleboard with multi-coloured abstract beadwork design sections. The beadwork designs are geometric in overall appearance, consisting mostly of square shapes and triangle shapes divided by thick lines. There are also beaded areas that are arranged into stripe patterns. Each beaded section has a thick red textile border. The colours of the beadwork include light blue, royal blue, pink, green, white, red, and yellow. The top and bottom edges of the cradleboard have long white leather strand fringes. The top fringes have been grouped into two separate clusters. The middle interior section has been stuffed with an unknown textile material that is dark gray in colour. The type of wood used for the interior is unknown.
Accession # : U001.11.404
Width (cm) : 109.00
Height (cm) : 33.00
Depth (cm) : 14.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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