Artist Osage, Native American
  • Quirt
Date ca. 1850
Medium engraved elk antler, buffalo rawhide, and brass tacks
Dimensions Overall: 13 15/16 × 2 1/2 × 1 1/2 inches (35.4 × 6.4 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, and the Benson and Edith Ford Fund
Accession Number 1988.43
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981];
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife Marion D. Pohrt;
1986, given to their son, Thomas A. Pohrt;
1988-present, purchase 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, no. 195.