Charm Bag, ca. 1850

  • Santee Sioux, Native American

Buckskin and porcupine quills

  • Overall: 3 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 1/4 inches (8.9 × 12.1 × 0.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.360

On View

  • Native American S130

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Mythology
  • Quill (spine)
  • Buckskin
  • Textiles
  • Charms
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)
  • Minnesota
  • Underwater panther

Asa Moganbe (Sissiton Sioux tribe; South Dakota, USA); purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, p. 7, no. 13. Forest, Prairie, and Plains: Native American Art from the Chandler/Pohrt Collection. Exh. cat., the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1983, no. 8.

Santee Sioux, Native American, Charm Bag, ca. 1850, buckskin and porcupine quills. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.360.