Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708499

Category: Drawing - Winter Count

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Santee

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Muslin (unbleached cotton); wax crayon - orange, blue, green.

Description: Sioux winter count covering the years (winters) between 1776 and 1879

Dimensions: Height 69.25 inches 175.8 cm; Width 35.25 inches 89.5 cm.


Collected by Dr. Leonidas Hardin between 1895 and 1902 on the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota
Lessard Collection- SD 508
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


Museum News, W.H. Over Dakota Museum, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, Vol. 29, N0. 3-4, March-April 1968, for a description of this winter count.
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 40

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