Artist Potawatomi, Native American
Title
  • Mat Needle Case with Needles
Date ca. 1860
Medium wood and bone
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/8 × 13 5/8 × 2 1/8 inches (2.9 × 34.6 × 5.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.380
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981];
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. 313.

Phillips, R.B. "Dreams and Designs: Iconographic Problems in Great Lakes Twined Bags." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 26-37, fig. 21.