Satchel, mid 19th century

  • North American, Native American

Birch bark, porcupine quills, grass, dye and cotton seamtape

  • Overall: 13 × 8 × 6 1/4 inches (33 × 20.3 × 15.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Orville H. Ehnes

50.249

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Floral patterns
  • Native american
  • Braiding
  • Birch
  • Dye
  • Cotton (fiber)
  • Tape
  • Bark
  • Grass
  • Quill (spine)
  • Bag (container)
  • Bag (costume accessory)

Janet E. Ehnes (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1950-present, given 1950 to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

North American, Native American, Satchel, mid 19th century, birch bark, porcupine quills, grass, dye and cotton seamtape. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Orville H. Ehnes, 50.249.