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Baby Carrier, ca. 1885

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Wood (walnut), cowhide, brass tacks, and glass beads

  • Overall: 42 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (108.6 × 29.2 × 26.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation

81.778

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]

purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchase by 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, cat. no. 107.

Cheyenne, Native American, Baby Carrier, ca. 1885, wood (walnut), cowhide, brass tacks, and glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation, 81.778.