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Hair Binder, ca. 1880

  • Meskwaki, Native American

Wool fabric, glass beads, silk ribbon and cotton cord

  • Overall: 10 1/2 × 5 1/2 inches (26.7 × 14 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


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)

Meskwaki, Native American, Hair Binder, ca. 1880, wool fabric, glass beads, silk ribbon and cotton cord. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.325.