Artist Fox, Native American
Title
  • Mide Bag
Date ca. 1850
Medium otter skin, porcupine quills, feathers and paint
Dimensions Overall: 34 1/8 × 7 × 2 inches (86.7 × 17.8 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.303
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, fig. 2.