From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Breechcloth, ca. 1890

  • Winnebago, Native American

Wool, ribbon, and beads

  • Overall: 14 5/8 × 19 inches (37.1 × 48.3 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)

The American Indian, the American Flag. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1975, p. 118, no. 149 (ill.).

Winnebago, Native American, Breechcloth, ca. 1890, wool, ribbon, and beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.180.