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Cradle decoration with abstracted faunal and geometric design and tin cone tassels | Donald Ellis Gallery

Cradle Decoration

Eastern Lakota

ca. 1830

hide, porcupine quills, tin cones

height: (with tin cones): 6"
width: 18"

Inventory # W3022

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PROVENANCE

Reportedly collected by Charles Percy Rodney Palmer, a farmer near Miniota, Manitoba, circa 1900
Phillips, London, October 25th, 2001, lot 21
Wayne Heathcote, London, United Kingdom

PUBLISHED

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2003, pg. 19

RELATED EXAMPLES

Museum of the American Indian, No. 19/3264 - See:  Masterworks From the Museum of the American Indian, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973, pl. 165

Art of the Great Lakes Indians, Flint Institute of Arts, 1973, pl. 4