Item Number: WC8503001
Category: Case - Gun Case
Tribe: Nez Percé
Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1870
Materials: Native tanned buffalo hide; native tanned deerskin fringe; multi-colored glass seed beads; red wool trade cloth.
Description: Gun case is decorated at butt end with horizontal lanes of beadwork alternating with lanes of red trade cloth. Muzzle end has a long beaded panel with connecting triangle elements in various bead colors against a light blue bead background.
Dimensions: Length 39 inches 99 cm; Width 6.5 inches 16.5 cm.
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 62
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