Charm Bag, ca. 1870

  • Potawatomi, Native American

Glass beads and wool yarn

  • Framed: Overall: 2 1/2 × 3 1/2 inches (6.4 × 8.9 cm)

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

2006.22

On View

  • Native American S130

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Stars
  • Hand weaving
  • Beading (process)
  • Wool (hair)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Yarn
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Textiles
  • Charms
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)
  • Nebraska
  • Thunderbird

Provenance

1921, collected by Bell Copley, a school teacher (Macy, Nebraska, USA). Robert Bauver (Orange, Massachusetts, USA). Richard Pohrt, Jr.; 2006-present, purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Potawatomi, Native American, Charm Bag, ca. 1870, glass beads and wool yarn. Detroit Institute of Arts, Museum Purchase, Flint Ink Foundation and Edgar A.V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund, 2006.22.