collected by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Wisconsin
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)
1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Coe, R. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art. Exh. cat., Hayward Gallery. London, 1976, p. 94, no. 134 (ill.).
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 166.
Potawatomi, Native American, Heddle, ca. 1860, wood (possibly walnut). Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.370.