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    A UMATILLA BEADED MODEL CRADLEBOARD AND A KIOWA BEADED MODEL CRADLEBOARD

    c. 1885 - 1890

    the Umatilla, mounted on a notched wood board, the body and hood contour beaded in various shades of opaque and translucent beads, the face guard with coiled beadwork in similar colors, trimmed with dentalium; the Kiowa, mounted on a pair of yellow-pigmented wood slats, the body with geometric motifs in various shades of opaque and translucent beads

    Lengths: Umatilla, 13 inches; Kiowa, 9 inches



    Condition Report*: In overall good to very good condition. Umatilla: wood base in good condition with some chipping along top; wood has some shallow vertical grooves and some dark variations in wood color. Some minor loss of beading. Kiowa: Wood with nice patina on back; yellow paint faded on front tips. Horizontal t-bar behind head has slight splits. Traces of red pigment found in front lower 2/3 of wood and on back. Fabric has several small holes, and red pigment found through out, notably around hood contour, left side near neck, and on back. No apparent restoration to either.
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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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