Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308016

Category: Dress

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1840

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; white, black, and red glass pony beads; tin cones; yellow and red ochre; sinew sewn; red wool trade cloth.

Description: This hide dress is decorated with bead in horizontal bands around collar, accented with red cloth. Pony bead decoration in white and black runs at two places at bottom of skirt. There is hide fringe decoration on the yoke, sleeves, sides, and across the bottom. The yolk is painted with yellow ochre. Tin cones are attached on lower portion of skirt.

Dimensions: Length 48.5 inches 123.2 cm


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Akicita, The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, May 17, 1983 - July 10, 1983
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 23

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