Artist Fox, Native American
  • Eagle Feather for Roach Spreader
Date ca. 1870
Medium eagle feather, ivory-billed woodpecker scalp, wood, porcupine quills, horsehair, rooster hackle, ermine fur and bone
Dimensions Overall: 17 1/4 inches (43.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Richard A. Pohrt
Accession Number 81.679
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
acquired by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] at Tama, Iowa, USA;
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, p. 66, no. 280.