Artist Delaware, Native American
  • Shoulder Bag
Date ca. 1860
Medium wool fabric, cotton fabric and thread, silk ribbon and glass beads
Dimensions Overall: 22 × 17 × 1 inches (55.9 × 43.2 × 2.5 cm)
Mount (cloth-covered support): 1/8 inches (0.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.216
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Museum of Natural History and Science (Louisville, Kentucky, USA);
23 June 1978, acquired by exchange by Richard A. Pohrt, 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. 48.

"FAMILY ART GAME", DIA Advertising Supplement, DETROIT NEWS, April 10, 1983, p 19 (ill).

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish, Native American Art,

Southport, CT: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., 1994, pp. 60-61.

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: A Portfolio

New York: The New Press, 1995, plate no. 4.