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Object Name Cover, Cradle Board
Object Number 1914.278.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description heavy piece of fully beaded animal hide folded over and attached to another piece which closes on one side; other side and ends are open; ties attached near open side; beading is done in a white background color with light blue, dark blue, red and yellow geometric designs; row of brass tack heads along open side; beaded flap at top of arch.
Date 1879/12
Dimensions W-11.26 L-10.63 inches
Material animal hide; beads
Made Sioux (Lakota)
Provenance Sioux; presented to President Hayes by an Indian named Don't Braid His Hair in December, 1879.
People Don't Braid His Hair
Search Terms American Indian
Don't Braid His Hair
Native American
Plains Indian
Pine Ridge Agency