Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708916

Category: Cradle

Region: Plains

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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