Native American Hand Beaded Large Cradleboard: Green w White Geometric Design
Native American artist Brenda DuBray, Oglala Lakota, is a marvelous and talented artist. She creates her own designs and then executes them perfectly with glass beads.
Brenda creates her beadwork with glass Czech beads, she attaches the beadwork to commercially tanned deer leather. The body of the cradle is then attached to a board backing, the boards are stained and then decorated with brass spots, beaded turtle amulet and a beaded lizard amulet.
She finishes the decoration of the piece with a pair of miniature moccasins, long leather fringes with brass cones and brass bells. The piece is signed by the artist.
Length 36 | Width 12 | Deep 10.5 inches
The fringe hangs an extra 7 inches.
All measurements are approximate.
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