Artist Potawatomi, Native American
Title
  • Mide Bag
Date ca. 1850
Medium otter skin, porcupine quills, beads, metal, and pigment
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/8 × 50 × 9 1/2 inches (5.4 × 127 × 24.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.299
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)
The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 27.

Harrison, J., "'He Heard Something Laugh': Otter Imagery in the Midewiwin", DIA BULLETIN, vol 62, no 1, 1986, pp 46-53, fig 6.