Cradle

Cradle
Title
Cradle
Date 
1754
Medium 
Pine, leather, brass, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 31 x 26 5/8 x 44 1/4 in. ( 78.7 x 67.6 x 112.4 cm )
Description 
Leather-covered pine cradle with edges outlined with brass studs, curved hood, arched foot board, and textile-lined interior; date "1754" in brass tacks on hood; raised on shaped rockers.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1777[dup]
Marks 
in brass studs: on top of hood: "1754" in brass studs: on back of hood: "I B I"
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group