Socket and Tinder, no date

  • North American, Native American

Wood and tinder

  • Framed: Overall: 3/4 × 7 1/8 × 1/2 inches (1.9 × 18.1 × 1.3 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

99.5B2285

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Native american
  • Wood
  • Tinder
  • Tinder
  • Fire-making and controlling equipment
  • Tools
  • Socket
  • Alaska

Provenance

between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1907-present, bequeathed 1907 to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

North American, Native American, Socket and Tinder, no date, wood and tinder. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 99.5B2285.