Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308066

Category: Saddle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cree - Plains Cree

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; buffalo rawhide (cinch strap); multi-colored glass seed beads; dyed porcupine quills; cotton cloth; red wool cloth; two iron belt rings; thread sewn bead work.

Description: Bead decorated elements at all four corners in various colors. Bead decorated drops hang from all corners as well.

Dimensions: Length 17.75 inches 44.5 cm; Width 12.5 inches 32.5 cm.


Charles Messiter Collection
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 4842Y, Lot 283, April 24, 1982
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 38

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