Artist Cheyenne, Native American
  • Tobacco Bag
Date ca. 1880
Medium buckskin, glass beads, tin cones, dyed horsehair, and brass hawk bells
Dimensions Overall: 34 1/4 × 5 1/2 × 1/2 inches (87 × 14 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund
Accession Number 1988.50
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
owned by Cohoe (Mohe, "Limpy," Nohnicas, William Cohoe).
purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA;
Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1988-present, 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. 111.