Artist Cheyenne, Native American
  • Tobacco Bag
Date c. 1860
Medium deerskin, beads, and quills
Dimensions Overall: 29 × 4 7/8 × 1/4 inches (73.7 × 12.4 × 0.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation
Accession Number 1988.41
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
1860s, collected by member of a construction crew at Fort C. F. Smith (Montana Territory, USA).
Louise Stegner (Omaha, Nebraska, USA);
August 1942, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1988, purchase by Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 92.

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish. Native American Art. Southport, CT, 1994, p. 101.