Artist Tsimshian, Native American
Title
  • Shaman's Charm
Date between 1840 and 1860
Medium bone, abalone shell, and hide
Dimensions Overall: 7 1/2 × 9 1/2 × 1 1/8 inches (19.1 × 24.1 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Masco Corporation Foundation
Accession Number 2011.104
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
British Railway Pension Fund (United Kingdom).
purchased at auction by Masco Corporate Art Collection (Taylor, Michigan, USA);
Dec. 2007, gift to Masco Corporation Foundation;
2011-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)