Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8906009

Category: Coat - Man's Coat

Region: Plains

Tribe: Oto

Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1890

Materials: Navy blue wool trade cloth; multi-colored glass seed beads; cotton cloth; silk ribbon; glass buttons.

Description: Tailored European style coat with symbols in beadwork that relate to the religious movement started by William Faw-Faw. Beaded designs include cedar trees, stars, horses, human figures and birds.

Dimensions: Length 39 inches 99 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


cf. Ewing, Douglas C., Pleasing The Spirits: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Indian Art, Ghylen Press, New York, 1982, pp 186-187, Fig. 170
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 148

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Bernadette Brown 2009

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