Item Number: WC8708916
Tribe: Sioux - Northern Teton
Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1895
Materials: Native tanned deerskin; multi-colored glass seed beads; muslin cloth; sinew sewn.
Description: Fully bead decorated baby carrier with diamond motifs in various colors being the sole decorative motif. These patterns are created using a lazy stitch technique which gives the appearance of quilting. An unusual example.
Dimensions: Height 25 inches 63.5 cm; Width 9.75 inches 24.8 cm.
Ray Dunoff, Spearfish, South Dakota
Lessard Collection- SD 965
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 123
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