Artist Cheyenne, Native American
  • Parfleche
Date ca. 1875
Medium painted rawhide
Dimensions Overall: 26 7/8 × 15 5/8 × 4 3/4 inches (68.3 × 39.7 × 12.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation
Accession Number 1988.39
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
possibly collected by George Amos Dorsey [1868-1931], ethnographer of Indigenous peoples of the Americas.
Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago, Illinois, USA) # 67743;
acquired by exchange by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981];
purchase by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt;
1988-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 98.

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish, Native American Art, Southport, CT, 1994, pp. 102-103.

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: A Portfolio. New York, 1995, plate no. 14.