Bag, ca. 1900

  • Chippewa, Native American

Wool and cotton

  • Framed: Overall: 8 1/2 × 9 1/8 inches (21.6 × 23.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.32

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Running ornament
  • Zigzags
  • Geometric patterns
  • Weaving
  • Wool (hair)
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Yarn
  • Textiles
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin

Provenance

by 1971, in the collection of a private museum (Intercourse, Pennsylvania, USA); 1971, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 405.

Rights Status

Chippewa, Native American, Bag, ca. 1900, wool and cotton. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.32.