Artist Potawatomi, Native American
Title
  • Shoulder Bag
Date ca. 1890
Medium glass beads, cotton fabric and yarn, silk ribbon, wool tassels
Dimensions Overall: 42 1/4 × 13 1/2 inches (107.3 × 34.3 cm)
Overall (bag): 20 7/8 × 13 1/2 inches (53 × 34.3 cm)
Overall (first beaded panel): 10 5/8 × 2 inches (27 × 5.1 cm)
Overall (second beaded panel): 11 3/8 × 1 1/8 inches (28.9 × 2.9 cm)
Overall (third beaded panel): 15 1/2 × 13 inches (39.4 × 33 cm)
Overall (beaded shoulder band): 43 1/4 × 4 1/2 inches (109.9 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.467
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Wisconsin, USA;
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 205.

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. 54.

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: A Portfolio. New York, 1995, plate no. 3.