Cradle

Object Number: 
1952.16
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Poplar, pine, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 25 x 42 in. ( 72.4 x 63.5 x 106.7 cm )
Description: 
Poplar and pine cradle with hood with faceted top, a cut-out handle at either side, slightly arched foot board, and molding along edge of base; cast iron ornament attached to top of hood consists of horseshoe with spread eagle on top and clasped hands and words "GOOD LUCK" inside; raised on shaped rockers.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this cradle was used in the donor's family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frederic Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group