Breechcloth, ca. 1885

  • Oto, Native American

Wool and beads

  • Framed: Overall: 61 1/4 × 18 5/8 inches (155.6 × 47.3 cm) Overall (ribboned ends of one side): 13 inches (33 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.549

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Hearts (motifs)
  • Lozenges
  • Stripes
  • Geometric patterns
  • Oto
  • Beading (process)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Beadwork
  • Textile
  • Loincloth
  • Oklahoma

Provenance

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)

Rights Status

Oto, Native American, Breechcloth, ca. 1885, wool and beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.549.