Artist Meskwaki, Native American
  • Bag
Date ca. 1880
Medium wool yarn, cotton cord and glass beads
Dimensions Overall: 3 7/8 × 5 3/8 inches (9.8 × 13.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.352
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] at Tama, Iowa, USA;
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. 426 (ill.).

Burland, C. North American Indian Mythology. Middlesex, 1985, p. 58 (ill.).

Lurie, N.O. "Beaded Twined Bags of the Great Lakes Indians." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 39-45, 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. 68.

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish. Native American Art. Southport, CT, 1994, p. 76.