Knife Case, ca. 1880

  • Gros Ventre, Native American

Rawhide, brass studs, glass beads and pigment

  • Framed: Overall: 13 × 4 1/2 × 5/8 inches (33 × 11.4 × 1.6 cm)

Gift of Richard A. Pohrt, Jr. in honor of Richard and Marion Pohrt

2000.32

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Atsina
  • Beading (process)
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Pigment
  • Rawhide
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Sheath
  • Fort belknap indian reservation

Provenance

David Sellen, Seattle, Washington; Richard and Marion Pohrt (974)

Published References

Penney, David W., ART OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN FRONTIER (exhibition catalogue). The Detroit Institute of Arts, October 15, 1993-February 6, 1994, no. 138.

Rights Status

Gros Ventre, Native American, Knife Case, ca. 1880, rawhide, brass studs, glass beads and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Richard A. Pohrt, Jr. in honor of Richard and Marion Pohrt, 2000.32.