Artist Potawatomi, Native American
Title
  • Shoulder Bag
Date ca. 1885
Medium wool fabric and yarn, glass beads, silk, suede and cotton
Dimensions Overall: 42 3/4 × 12 1/4 inches (108.6 × 31.1 cm)
Overall (bag, including fringe): 22 5/8 × 12 1/4 inches (57.5 × 31.1 cm)
Overall (beaded panel): 13 7/8 × 8 3/8 inches (35.2 × 21.3 cm)
Overall (shoulder strap): 29 3/4 inches (75.6 cm)
Overall (other shoulder strap): 26 5/8 inches (67.6 cm)
Overall (beaded panel): 4 1/2 × 8 5/8 inches (11.4 × 21.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.432
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981];
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. 215.