Artist Sioux, Native American
  • Tobacco Bag
Date ca. 1880
Medium buckskin, glass beads, porcupine quills and yellow pigment
Dimensions Overall: 26 1/2 × 6 × 1 1/8 inches (67.3 × 15.2 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Richard A. Pohrt, Jr. in honor of Richard and Marion Pohrt
Accession Number 2000.30
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
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1881-1883, said to have been collected at Fort Randall, North Dakota from one of Sitting Bull's band imprisoned there.
Port Huron Public Library (Port Huron, Michigan, USA);
by exchange, Richard A. Pohrt;
Richard and Marion Pohrt;
2000-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, no. 117.