Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8905017

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plateau

Tribe: Plateau - Western Plateau, Columbia River

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Native tanned hide; multi-colored glass seed beads; tin cones; red wool yarn; wood; red wool cloth (reverse); silk ribbon.

Description: Front is fully beaded with two human figures in red beads against a white background below which are stacked yellow triangles against a blue background. Reverse has abstract beaded designs in various colors against a red wool cloth background.

Dimensions: Length 12.75 inches 35 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


Penny, David W. and George C. Longfish, Native American Art, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Detroit, 1994, pp 104-105
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 78

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