Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708315

Category: Case - Rawhide Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Blackfoot

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Buffalo rawhide; red, yellow, blue and green paint; glass trade beads; sea shell; native tanned hide lacing.

Description: Rectangular rawhide case with triangular flap. Front side is paint decorated with geometric desgins in various colors. Two diamond motifs on either side of center are dominant

Dimensions: Height 10.25 inches 26 cm; Width 15.25 inches 38.7 cm.


Dave Sellen, Seattle Washington
Lessard Collection- SD 305
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


cf. Torrance, Gaylord, The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1994, pp 181, Fig. 75
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 117

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