Kootenai Beaded Cradle
31" long x 10.5" at widest point. Features beaded floral designs on red trade wool and fringe on back. 19th century. Lower cover is newer.
Provenance: Ex. Private Collection, MT.
Beadwork is excellent. Cloth on lower is newer. Cloth upper shows some discoloration and wear. Hide is soft and supple. Fine overall.