Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8609007

Category: Bag - Octopus Bag

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cree - Swampy Cree

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Navy blue trade cloth; silk cloth; multi-colored glass seed beads; red wool yarn; porcupine quills (on red yarn tassels); thread sewn,

Description: Elaborate floral motifs in beadwork on a navy blue cloth background.

Dimensions: Length 23.5 inches 60 cm: Width 11 inches 28 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 172

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006 Cath Oberholtzer, Ph.D. 2007

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