Roach Spreader, ca. 1870

  • Meskwaki, Native American

Nickel silver

  • Overall: 6 × 2 1/2 × 5/16 inches (15.2 × 6.4 × 0.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.106

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Hearts (motifs)
  • Dots
  • Geometric patterns
  • Fox
  • Piercing
  • Stamping (marking)
  • Nickel silver
  • Headdress
  • Iowa
  • Roach headdress
  • Roach spreader

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)

Meskwaki, Native American, Roach Spreader, ca. 1870, nickel silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.106.