San Jancinto Museum of History

RECREATIONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • CRADLE, BOARD - TOY

  • CATEGORY: RECREATIONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 8 7/8"H x 2 1/4"W x 2 1/4"D
  • DATE MADE: c. 1901

Description

Toy Indian cradle board (a) with baby (b). Carrier (a) beaded with blue design and lined with plaid cotton. Right runner has been repaired near base. Baby (b) is painted ceramic head on wooden stick with a brown tuft of hair.


Provenance

Object from Missouri owned for 50 years by Alvin Adrian Gilbert.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Gilbert, Alvin Adrian
  • CREDIT LINE: Gilbert, Mildred


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