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Button, ca. 1890

  • Winnebago, Native American

Shell and seed

  • Overall: 1/8 × 7/8 inches (0.3 × 2.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.502.5

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Winnebago
  • Games of chance
  • Gambling
  • Seed
  • Shell
  • Gaming counter
  • Game piece
  • Button (fastener)
  • Wisconsin

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)

Winnebago, Native American, Button, ca. 1890, shell and seed. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.502.5.