East Asian Art
CradleMade in Turkey, Asia
Artist/maker unknown, Turkish
Walnut with mother-of-pearl inlay
1972-224-1Gift of Mrs. George Plimpton Adams, Jr., 1972
LabelUpon 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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