Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC9502002

Category: Case - Parfleche Case

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1875-1900 - ca. 1880

Materials: Deerskin, glass beads, fringe, cotton trade cloth, pony beads.

Description: Painted on front in red, yellow, blue and green geometric devices; red cotton trade cloth; white pony bead trimmed; lower case flap trimmed with hide thong attached white and greasy green glass beads; wool stroud and laced fringe attachments along sides and flap.

Dimensions: Length (case) 14.5 inches; Length (overall) 43 inches.


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. Torrance, Gaylord, The American Indian Parfleche: A Tradition of Abstract Painting, University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1994, pp 205, Fig. 94
Skinner's, June 14, 1995
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 120

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Emma Hansen 2009

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