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Miniature Cradle Board

Shoshone1890/1910

Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service

Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service

Small miniature cradleboards were made for little girls as playthings. In the 1880–1900s, tourism emerged as an industry on Indian reservations. This miniature cradleboard might have been made specifically for the tourist trade.

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Details

  • Title: Miniature Cradle Board
  • Creator: Shoshone
  • Date: 1890/1910
  • Location: Great Basin
  • Contributor: Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service
  • Photographer: David Swift
  • Measurements: L 12.5, W 6, D 2 cm
  • Material: Wood, buckskin, beads
  • Current Location: Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center
  • Catalog Number: GRTE 6144

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