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Otter skin, porcupine quills, feathers and paint
Founders Society Purchase
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981];
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Harrison, J., "'He Heard Something Laugh': Otter Imagery in the Midewiwin." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 46-53, fig. 2.
Fox, Native American, Mide Bag, ca. 1850, otter skin, porcupine quills, feathers and paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.303.
Fox, Native American
North American, Native American
Santee Sioux, Native American
Chippewa, Native American