Choker Necklace, ca. 1885

  • Meskwaki, Native American

Suede and beads

  • Framed: Overall: 35 × 1/2 inches (88.9 × 1.3 cm) Overall: 11 5/8 × 1/2 inches (29.5 × 1.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.342

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Chevrons
  • Lozenges
  • Geometric patterns
  • Fox
  • Beading (process)
  • Suede
  • Beadwork
  • Necklace
  • Choker
  • Iowa

Provenance

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)

Published References

The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 305.

Rights Status

Meskwaki, Native American, Choker Necklace, ca. 1885, suede and beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.342.