Shoulder Bag, ca. 1888

  • Chippewa, Native American

Velveteen cloth and beads

  • Overall: 38 5/8 × 12 3/4 inches (98.1 × 32.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]

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

1981-present, purchased 1981 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. 213. Before and after the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes. Exh. cat., National Museum of the American Indian. Washington, D.C., 2013, p.13.

Chippewa, Native American, Shoulder Bag, ca. 1888, velveteen cloth and beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.466.