Cradle Decoration, ca. 1830

  • Eastern Sioux, Native American

Plant fiber, porcupine quills, glass beads

  • Framed: Overall: 29 × 3 × 1/8 inches (73.7 × 7.6 × 0.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.495.1

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Rectangles
  • Crosses (motifs)
  • Geometric motifs
  • Sioux
  • Plant fiber
  • Animal material
  • Glass
  • Beads
  • Mountains
  • Decoration (identifying artifact)
  • Minnesota

Provenance

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Eastern Sioux, Native American, Cradle Decoration, ca. 1830, plant fiber, porcupine quills, glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.495.1.