Cradle

Artist/maker unknown, Turkish

Geography:
Made in Turkey, Asia

Date:
c. 1750

Medium:
Walnut with mother-of-pearl inlay

Dimensions:
30 x 30 x 44 inches (76.2 x 76.2 x 111.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 221, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1972-224-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Plimpton Adams, Jr., 1972

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Label:
Upon the birth of an Ottoman prince or princess, a cradle such as this would have been among the gifts carried into the palace in an elaborate procession.


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