Charm Bag, ca. 1880

  • Meskwaki, Native American

Glass beads, cotton thread and wool yarn

  • Framed: Overall: 3 × 4 1/4 inches (7.6 × 10.8 cm)

Museum Purchase, Flint Ink Foundation and Edgar A.V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund

2006.19

On View

  • Native American S130

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Lozenges
  • Fox
  • Weaving
  • Beading (process)
  • Wool (hair)
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Thread
  • Yarn
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Textiles
  • Charms
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)
  • Tama
  • Deer
  • Hourglasses (motifs)

Provenance

John Baldwin (West Olive, Michigan, USA). 2006-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Meskwaki, Native American, Charm Bag, ca. 1880, glass beads, cotton thread and wool yarn. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Flint Ink Foundation and Edgar A.V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund, 2006.19.