Mide Bag, ca. 1870

  • Chippewa, Native American

Bear skin, wool, and ribbon

  • Overall: 26 × 10 × 3 inches (66 × 25.4 × 7.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.217

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Ojibwa
  • Ribbon
  • Skin
  • Wool (textile)
  • Textiles
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)
  • Religious object
  • Minnesota
  • Mide bag

by 1977 (Herb Myers, dealer, Montana, USA); 1977, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Chippewa, Native American, Mide Bag, ca. 1870, bear skin, wool, and ribbon. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.217.