Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8802005

Category: Bag, Tobacco

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Southern Teton

Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1875

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; rawhide (slats); multi-colored glass seed beads; yellow ochre paint; dyed porcupine quills; tin cones and red wool yarn; sinew sewn.

Description: Superb example of pictographic beadwork. Bead decorated panel depicts warriors on horseback; above beaded panel is warrior standing with horse and a big horn sheep on obverse; a warrior with horse and and elk on reverse.

Dimensions: Length 35.5 inches 90 cm Width 5.5 inches 14 cm


Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999
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 42

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