Feather Stick, ca. 1875

  • Meskwaki, Native American

Wood, horsehair, porcupine quills, feathers, and hide

  • Framed: Overall: 6 1/4 inches (15.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.126

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric patterns
  • Fox
  • Horsehair
  • Fur
  • Wood
  • Hide
  • Feather
  • Quill (spine)
  • Quillwork
  • Headgear
  • Iowa
  • Feather stick

Provenance

collected by 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

Meskwaki, Native American, Feather Stick, ca. 1875, wood, horsehair, porcupine quills, feathers, and hide. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.126.