Personal Charm, ca. 1860

  • Potawatomi, Native American

Wood (possibly maple), snake skin, cotton, silk, imitation feather quill, and pigment

  • Framed: Overall: 9 3/8 × 3 1/4 × 2 3/4 inches (23.8 × 8.3 × 7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.598

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Potawatomi
  • Maple
  • Snakeskin
  • Wood
  • Pigment
  • Cotton (textile)
  • Silk (textile)
  • Charm
  • Amulet
  • Sacred object
  • Wisconsin

Provenance

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)

Rights Status

Potawatomi, Native American, Personal Charm, ca. 1860, wood (possibly maple), snake skin, cotton, silk, imitation feather quill, and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.598.