Cheyenne Cradle and Doll
Rare Northern Cheyenne cradleboard with male doll, circa 1880. In classic Northern Cheyenne colors of white, blue and red, the cradle has dentalia drops with red white-heart pony beads. It retains what appear to be its original sticks. The doll inside has an early breastplate, which has a trade token from the MacQueen Hotel - this hotel burned down in 1888. It was located in Miles City, Montana. The doll has a calico shirt, wool trade cloth leggings, beaded moccasins with hard soles, and buffalo hair for hair. Extremely collectible. Entire piece is 17" tall. Cradle is 11". Widest point is 4.5".
Medium: Cradle and Doll
Size: Entire piece is 17" tall. Cradle is 11". Widest point is 4.5".
Location/Origin: American West, Arizona, Great Basin and Plateau
Our Product ID: D2236