Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8905032

Category: Doll

Region: Subarctic

Tribe: Cree - Woodlands Cree

Period: 1775-1800 - ca. 1790

Materials: Dyed and natural porcupine quills; multi-colored glass seed beads; wool cloth; cotton cloth; wood; tin cones; wool yarn; native tanned hide; sinew sewn

Description: Carved and painted wood doll laced into a cloth cradle that is decorated with beads. Cradle supported by wood backboard and wood face guard. Cradle board and face guard are ornamented with both bead work and quill work.

Dimensions: Height 8.5 inches 21.6 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


Christie's Auction Catalogue, Christie's, New York, London, Sale 3244, Lot 280, April 4, 1989
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 136

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006 Cath Oberholtzer 2006

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