Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708195

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Assiniboine

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Buffalo rawhide; native tanned buffalo hide; multi-colored glass seed beads; tin cones; sinew sewn.

Description: Front of knife case is fully bead decorated. Decoration consists of an X motif in navy blue and white against a pink background at the top followed by a section with stepped diamonds in red, white and blue against a blue background. Hide fringe with tin cones separate design areas.

Dimensions: Length 9.5 iches 24.2 cm.


Dick Blakeslee
Lessard Collection- SD 179
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 70

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