Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC9311007

Category: Knife-Knife Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Plains

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Buffalo rawhide; native tanned buffalo hide; blue and white glass pony beads; sinew sewn. Knife of steel and wood.

Description: Knife case is decorated with alternating bands of blue and white pony beads across the top and along one side. Side is further decorated with long fringe. Knife is stamped, J. Russell & Co. Green River Works.

Dimensions: Length (knife case) 10.5 inches; Length (knife) 10.375 inches.


Marvin Lince, Tualatin, Oregon
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


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 74

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