Storage Bag, ca. 1875

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Buffalo rawhide and paint

  • Overall: 18 × 14 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (45.7 × 36.8 × 7.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Endowment Fund, Stroh Brewery Foundation Fund, and Henry Ford II Fund

1988.58

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Storage
  • Lozenges
  • Geometric patterns
  • Cheyenne
  • Polychromy
  • Sinew
  • Paint
  • Rawhide
  • Textiles
  • Bag (container)
  • Great plains

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt; 1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 97.

Cheyenne, Native American, Storage Bag, ca. 1875, buffalo rawhide and paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Endowment Fund, Stroh Brewery Foundation Fund, and Henry Ford II Fund, 1988.58.