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Wool, silk ribbon, and glass beads
Founders Society Purchase
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
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, 1992, no. 74.
Osage, Native American, Breechcloth, ca. 1885, wool, silk ribbon, and glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.451.
Osage, Native American
North American, Native American
Chippewa, Native American