Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308061

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Teton

Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845-1855

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; black, white, and blue pony beads; sinew sewn.

Description: Bead decoration of alternating white & blue bands (5 lanes). Bead decoration along edges and top; elongated diamond designs extend up into body of bag; bag is finished off with 6.25 inch fringe. A fine, early example of pony beadwork.

Dimensions: Length 26 inches 67 cm; Width 7.75 inches 19 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


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 4366, Lot 74, April 26, 1980
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 97

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