Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC9708006

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Southern Teton

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned cowhide; dyed porcupine quills; glass seed beads; sinew sewn.

Description: Vamps are quill decorated with the image of a buffalo head framed by two grizzly bear paws. Borders of moccasins are bead decorated.

Dimensions: Length 11.5 inches 29 cm.


Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota
Collected by Milford Chandler
Chandler-Pohrt Collection
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Native American Heritage, Art Institute of Chicago, 1977
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


Maurer, Evan M, The Native American Heritage: A Survey of North American Indian Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1977, pp 161, Fig 195
Bancroft-Hunt, Norman and Werner Forman, The Indians of the Great Plains, Peter Bedrick Books, New York, 1989, , pp 40.
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 178

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006

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