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Roach Spreader, ca. 1880

  • Fox, Native American

Elk antler

  • Overall: 8 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 3/8 inches (22.2 × 4.4 × 1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


collected by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Tama, Iowa, USA

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

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

The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 279.

Fox, Native American, Roach Spreader, ca. 1880, elk antler. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.351.