Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8708920

Category: Case - Parfleche Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Southern Teton

Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1885

Materials: Cow rawhide (domesticated cattle); red, green, yellow and blue paint.

Description: Envelope style case with identical designs painted on opposing flaps. Painted designs are geometric forms - triangles, squares and combinations thereof - in various colors.

Dimensions: Height 25.375 inches 64.3 cm; Width 13.25 inches 33.7 cm.


Lessard Collection- SD 969
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 98, Fig. 15
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 47

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