Bag, ca. 1885

  • Potawatomi, Native American

Wool fabric and yarn, beads, cotton fabric

  • Framed: Overall (bag): 5 1/4 × 8 1/4 inches (13.3 × 21 cm) Overall (flap): 2 3/4 × 6 1/4 inches (7 × 15.9 cm) Overall (fringe): 10 inches (25.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.316

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Curvilinear
  • Weaving
  • Appliqué
  • Beading (process)
  • Braiding
  • Wool (hair)
  • Tassel
  • Cotton (textile)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Yarn
  • Beadwork
  • Textiles
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)
  • Kansas

Provenance

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]; 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. 442.

Rights Status

Potawatomi, Native American, Bag, ca. 1885, wool fabric and yarn, beads, cotton fabric. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.316.