Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8712137

Category: Doll

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne - Northern Cheyenne

Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1870

Materials: Cotton cloth; silk; multi-colored glass seed beads; native tanned deerskin; commercial tanned leather; tin conchos; horsehair; dentalium shells; mother of pearl shell; brass beads; sinew and thread sewn.

Description: Female doll wearing cloth dress with spot white bead decoration suggestive of cowrie shells. Doll has beaded leggings, moccasins, hair ties and pouch. Doll is wearing dentalium shell ear ornaments.

Dimensions: Height 13.25 inches 33.7 cm.


Alexander Gallery
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 139

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