Artist Meskwaki, Native American
Title
  • Quirt
Date ca. 1850
Medium engraved elk antler, rawhide, deerskin, and glass beads
Dimensions Overall: 11 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 1 1/8 inches (28.6 × 5.7 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund
Accession Number 1988.52
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
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collected by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] at Tama, Iowa, USA;
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife Marion D. Pohrt;
1986, given to their son, Thomas H. Pohrt;
1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)