The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Mide Bag, ca. 1850

  • Santee Sioux, Native American

Otter skin, quills, feather, ribbon, german silver, and tin cones

  • Overall: 2 5/8 × 43 × 7 1/4 inches (6.7 × 109.2 × 18.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


said to have belonged to the brother of Little Crow. (Alan Brown, dealer, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

1952, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Santee Sioux, Native American, Mide Bag, ca. 1850, otter skin, quills, feather, ribbon, German silver, and tin cones. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.218.