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Wood (possibly pine)
Gift of Richard Pohrt, Jr.
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Signed in pencil, 20" upwards from the bottom on one side: DS
Henry Dinninger acquired from a family at (Higgins Lake, Michigan, USA)
purchased by Mike Slasinski (Saginaw, Michigan, USA).
purchased by Richard Pohrt, Jr.
2007-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Chief David Shoppenagon; Chippewa, Native American, Canoe Paddle, ca. 1895, wood (possibly pine). Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Richard Pohrt, Jr., 2007.35.
Chippewa, Native American
North American, Native American
Hopi, Native American