Shoulder Bag, ca. 1825

  • Seminole, Native American

Wool, cotton fabric and thread, silk ribbon, glass beads and felt

  • Framed: Overall: 29 1/4 × 14 1/2 inches (74.3 × 36.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.657

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Trapezoids
  • Stripes
  • Geometric patterns
  • Wave pattern
  • Willow pattern
  • Weaving
  • Beading (process)
  • Embroidering
  • Ribbon
  • Thread
  • Fringe
  • Cotton (textile)
  • Silk (textile)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Felt
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Trees
  • Vines
  • Shoulder bag
  • Bandolier bag
  • Florida

Provenance

Rex Arrowsmith; acquired by 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)

Published References

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 35.

Rights Status

Seminole, Native American, Shoulder Bag, ca. 1825, wool, cotton fabric and thread, silk ribbon, glass beads and felt. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.657.