Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308069

Category: Strap - burden strap

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Iroquois

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Vegetable fiber; dyed moosehair.

Description: Braided and twined burden strap, the central section decorated with moosehair. Intricate geometric designs in red, yellow, and white dyed moosehair repeat themselves along the length, all against deep brown background (of dyed vegetable fiber)

Dimensions: Length (overall) 200 inches 507.7 cm; Length (decorative panel) 23 inches 58.4 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 280, April 24, 1982

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Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006

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