Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8803012

Category: Shirt

Region: Plateau

Tribe: Nez Percé

Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1865

Materials: Native tanned deerskin; natural and dyed porcupine quills; Multi-colored glass seed beads; horsehair; human hair.

Description: Soft tanned hide shirt is perforated and further decorated with shoulder strips of quill wrapped horsehair, sleeve strips decorated with quillwork, hairlock, hide fringe, and beadwork on bib and shoulders.

Dimensions: Length 31.5 inches 80 cm


Alexander Gallery
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 182

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Emma Hansen 2009

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