Artist Ottawa, Native American
  • Pectoral
  • Gorget
Date ca. 1801
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 1/2 inches × 7 1/8 inches (1.3 × 18.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.189
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Signed Maker's mark: J. T. Montreal
Inscriptions Inscribed and dated on face: MATCHIWITA | 1801
Mrs. Hugh A. Graham (Traverse City, Michigan, USA), "given to my husband's mother by the son of a chief;"
(Lynn Munger, dealer, Fremont, Indiana, USA);
1964, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchased 1981 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: The Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Washington Press, 1992, cat. no. 150.