Man's Coat, ca. 1850

  • Eastern Sioux, Native American
  • Métis, Native American

Buckskin, cloth, and porcupine quills

  • Overall: 42 × 33 inches (106.7 × 83.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Richard A. Manoogian

1988.45

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Floral patterns
  • Geometric patterns
  • Sioux
  • Fringe
  • Quill (spine)
  • Buckskin
  • Cloth
  • Coat

Collected by General John Cook, probably in South Dakota, USA; Dr. Keith Thorne (Anaheim, California, USA); Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1988, purchase by Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 103.

Eastern Sioux, Native American; Métis, Native American, Man's Coat, ca. 1850, buckskin, cloth, and porcupine quills. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Richard A. Manoogian, 1988.45.