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Shirt, ca. 1880

  • North American, Native American

Deerskin and pigment

  • Overall: 24 3/4 × 19 3/4 × 1 1/2 inches (62.9 × 50.2 × 3.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

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

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

The American Indian, the American Flag. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI 1976, p. 79, no. 90 (ill.).

North American, Native American, Shirt, ca. 1880, deerskin and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.765.