Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308062

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; black, blue and white glass pony beads; dyed porcupine quills; sinew sewn

Description: A rare early bag decorated with white, black and blue pony beads; fringe has been partially wrapped with quills giving it a netted appearance. Four tabs at top of bag are edged with pony beads.

Dimensions: Length 26 inches 66 cm; Width 5.25 inches 13.5 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 4586Y, Lot 267, April 25, 1981
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 90

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