Featherstick, ca. 1870

  • Fox, Native American

Wood and porcupine quills

  • Overall: 10 1/4 × 3/8 × 1/8 inches (26 × 1 × 0.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.350.2

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Fox
  • Wood
  • Quill (spine)
  • Quillwork
  • Headgear
  • Iowa
  • Feather stick

Billy Jones (of Fox tribe; Tama, Iowa, USA); purchased 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)

The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 480.

Fox, Native American, Featherstick, ca. 1870, wood and porcupine quills. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.350.2.