Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8401024

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Métis - Plains Cree?

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Steel; water buffalo horn; brass rivets.

Description: Dagger style (double edged) steel knife with elaborate horn handle. Knife is of European manufacture and was a type popular on the Northern Plains. Knife came with Knife sheath #841023

Dimensions: Length: 13.67 inches 34.6 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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Bernadette Brown 2009

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