Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308018

Category: Strip - Blanket Strip

Region: Plains

Tribe: Mandan - Hidatsa?

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; dyed bird quills, animal claws; sinew sewn.

Description: Blanket strip composed of five panels and five rosettes, all decorated with quillwork. Designs are in simple bands and panels. An hourglass motif in red and blue quills against alternating rings of blue and yellow on the rosettes.

Dimensions: Length 68.5 inches 174 cm; Diameter of rosettes 4.5 inches 11.4 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


Feder, Norman, Crow Blanket Strip Rosettes, Volume 6, Number 1, Winter 1980, American Indian Art Magazine, American Indian Art, Scottsdale, pp 40, Fig. 1.
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 165

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