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Baby Carrier, ca. 1885

  • Sioux, Native American

Cowhide, wood, brass, porcupine quill, beads, and ribbon

  • Overall: 42 3/4 × 12 × 7 inches (108.6 × 30.5 × 17.8 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)

Sioux, Native American, Baby Carrier, ca. 1885, cowhide, wood, brass, porcupine quill, beads, and ribbon. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.674.