Heddle, ca. 1860

  • Potawatomi, Native American

Wood (possibly walnut)

  • Framed: Overall: 12 1/4 × 8 1/8 × 15/16 inches (31.1 × 20.6 × 2.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.370

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Walnut
  • Wood
  • Wisconsin
  • Heddle

Provenance

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)

Published References

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.

Rights Status

Potawatomi, Native American, Heddle, ca. 1860, wood (possibly walnut). Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.370.