Artist Potawatomi, Native American
Title
  • Shoulder Bag
Date ca. 1870
Medium glass beads, wool fabric and yarn, cotton fabric and thread, silk ribbon
Dimensions Overall: 40 × 11 3/4 inches (101.6 × 29.8 cm)
Overall (bag only, when closed): 6 × 6 1/8 inches (15.2 × 15.6 cm)
Overall (band, including fringe): 84 1/4 × 3 1/8 inches (214 × 7.9 cm)
Overall (band only): 39 1/2 × 3 1/8 inches (100.3 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.61
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Dr. John Linscott (Mayetta, Kansas, USA).
(Lynn Munger, dealer, Fremont, Indiana, 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. 212.

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. 49.