Nez Perce contour beaded hide cradleboard. Thread sewn and beaded using colors of rose, faceted dark blue, apple red and white heart, faceted white, blue and greasy yellow: body of cradle covered with red trade cloth, hide fringe embellishments across top with some brass trade beads and green trade cloth on hood. 39" x 14 1/2". Ex. Eber Collection.
PERIOD: 19th Century
ORIGIN: Plateau - Nez Perce, Native American