Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308068

Category: Strap - burden strap

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Iroquois

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Vegetable fiber; dyed moosehair; white glass beads

Description: Braided and twined burden strap, the central section decorated with moosehair. Intricate units of geometric designs repeat each other along the length, the alternating units being inverted

Dimensions: Length (overall) 188.75 inches 479.5 cm; Length (decorative panel) 21.75 inches 55.2 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, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995,
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 4842Y, Lot 278, April 24, 1982

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Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006

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