Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8612002

Category: Cradle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; multi-colored glass seed beads; metallic beads; red wool cloth; brass hawk bells; cotton cloth; cotton sacking; native tanned buffalo hide; sinew sewn; wood.

Description: Classic crow baby carrier characterized by large bead decorated panel above head area using geometric designs outlined in white. The infant is secured by six bead decorated flaps which overlap on the lower front.

Dimensions: Height - 40 inches Width - 10.67 inches Height - 101.5 cm Width - 27 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


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5522, Lot 96, December 3, 1986
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 129

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