Artist Potawatomi, Native American
  • Mide Bag
Date ca. 1880
Medium otter skin, wool, beads, brass, and silk
Dimensions Overall: 43 1/2 inches (110.5 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.300
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. 7 and 8.