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Baby Carrier, ca. 1885

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Buffalo hide, rawhide, and glass beads

  • Overall: 29 7/8 × 42 3/8 × 1/2 inches (75.9 × 107.6 × 1.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


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: The Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Washington Press, 1992, cat. no. 85.

Cheyenne, Native American, Baby Carrier, ca. 1885, buffalo hide, rawhide, and glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.780.