Artist Cheyenne, Native American
  • Knife Case
Date ca. 1860
Medium rawhide, buckskin and glass
Dimensions Overall: 10 1/8 × 4 × 1/2 inches (25.7 × 10.2 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Richard A. Pohrt, Jr. in honor of Richard and Marion Pohrt
Accession Number 2000.31
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
1860s, collected at Fort C. F. Smith, Montana Territory [Crow Indian Reservation, Big Horn, Montana, USA] by a member of the construction crew;
Louise Stegner (Omaha, Nebraska, USA);
1942, Richard A. Pohrt;
Richard and Marion Pohrt.
2000-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier. Exh. cat., The Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1994, no. 94.