Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8401030

Category: Dress

Region: Plateau

Tribe: Nez Percé

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; multi-colored glass trade beads; red wool cloth; blue glass beads; sinew sewn.

Description: Soft tanned hide dress with heavy bead decoration running across the chest, shoulders, and sleeves. Bead designs consist of alternating bands of red and white beads bordered by lanes in yellow, blue, and turquoise. Hide fringe along sides and bottom.

Dimensions: Length 55.5 inches 141 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


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 174

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