Artist Fox, Native American
Title
  • Mide Bag
  • Midé Bag (published title)
Date ca. 1850
Medium otter skin, porcupine quills, tin cones, and leather
Dimensions Overall: 3 3/4 × 7 × 1 7/8 inches (9.5 × 17.8 × 4.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.302
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, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Harrison, J. "'He Heard Something Laugh': Otter Imagery in the Midewiwin." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 46-53, figs. 3-4.