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Baby Carrier, ca. 1890

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Cotton, deerskin, beads, and brass hawkbells

  • Overall: 36 3/4 × 32 3/8 × 7/8 inches (93.3 × 82.2 × 2.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


Mrs. Audrey Hardin or Harden (Saginaw, Michigan, USA)

17 August 1973, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Cheyenne, Native American, Baby Carrier, ca. 1890, cotton, deerskin, beads, and brass hawkbells. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.723.