Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8401023

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Métis - Plains Cree?

Period: 1825-1850 - ca. 1845

Materials: Dyed and natural porcupine quills; glass seed beads; native tanned buffalo hide.

Description: Elaborately decorated knife case exhibiting four different quill techniques. Top of case decorated with triangles, bottom has hearts and foliate patterns. Knife case has long quill wrapped fringe hanging from top and bottom.

Dimensions: Length 11.75 inches; 29.8 cm


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


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
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


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 76

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