Artist Ottawa, Native American
  • Bag
Date ca. 1860
Medium wool, plant fiber and pigment
Dimensions Overall: 8 1/4 × 7 × 1 inches (21 × 17.8 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.39
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Angeline Kowegoma (Cross Village, Michigan, USA);
September 1971, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 390 (ill.).

Beadwork and Textiles of the Ottawa. Exh. cat., Harbor Springs Historical Commission. Harbor Springs, MI, 1984, (cover ill.).

Phillips, R.B. "Dreams and Designs: Iconographic Problems in Great Lakes Twined Bags." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 26-37, figs. 1,2.

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Washington Press, 1992, cat. no. 19.

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish. Native American Art. Southport, CT, 1994, p. 57.