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June 6, 2012

Ojibwe cradle board

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Ojibwe cradle board

Cradle board made by Josephine Norcross of the White Earth Band of Chippewa.  The wool-wrapped, lace-up front is decorated with glass seed beads arranged in a  floral design. Also attached are a red yarn-covered dream catcher and leather tump strap.  Made not later than 1932.

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