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Charm Bag, ca. 1860

  • Winnebago, Native American

Glass beads and plant fiber

  • Overall: 2 3/4 × 3 3/4 inches (7 × 9.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


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)

The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 431.

Winnebago, Native American, Charm Bag, ca. 1860, glass beads and plant fiber. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.385.