Drum, between 1860 and 1870

  • Yanktonai, Native American

Wood, deer hide, pigment, and brass

  • Overall: 3 1/8 × 19 1/8 inches (7.9 × 48.6 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt


On View

  • Native American S130


Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

1885, collected by Burton Parker (b. 1844) while agent of the Fort Peck Reservation (Montana, USA)

inherited by Dayton L. Parker (b. 1877)

inherited by Burton C. Parker (b. 1906) (but in 1965 placed on loan with Richard A. Pohrt)

inherited by his wife, Mrs. Jane Parker (Warren, then Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA)

1988, acquired by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt

1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yanktonai, Native American, Drum, between 1860 and 1870, wood, deer hide, pigment, and brass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt, 1988.227.