Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708014

Category: Bag

Region: Plateau

Tribe: Wasco - Wishxam

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Native tanned hide; multi-colored glass seed beads; cotton cloth; brass buttons.

Description: Bag decorated with woven beadwork panels on each side and four woven beadwork tabs hanging off bottom of bag. One side of bag is decorated with six skeletal human figures in red and black beads against a white background. Opposing side has geometric forms (triangles, squares and diamonds) in blue against a yellow background.

Dimensions: Length 38.5 inches 97.8 cm; Width 7.25 inches 18.3 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 168

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006 Mary D. Schlick 2009

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