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doll in cradleboard
  • Apache peoples
  • doll in cradleboard, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, cloth, string, metal, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Roofe
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5866

Very small cloth doll wrapped in blue cloth secured in a light colored cradleboard. The cradleboard has a flat back and a wooden arch above adn below. The top fron of the cradleboard has a semicircular sunshade with a metal inset and light colored zigzag. The doll is held in place with string closure.