Storage Bag, ca. 1885

  • Chippewa, Native American

Fiber and cord

  • Framed: Overall: 17 1/2 × 23 1/2 inches (44.5 × 59.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.184

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Hexagons
  • Storage
  • Diagonal
  • Lozenges
  • Running ornament
  • Stripes
  • Zigzags
  • Geometric patterns
  • Weaving
  • Fiber
  • Cord (fiber product)
  • Textiles
  • Lattices
  • Bag (container)
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin

Provenance

(Willis Tilton, dealer, Topeka, Kansas, USA); ca. 1955, 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

Phillips, R.B. "Dreams and Designs: Iconographic Problems in Great Lakes Twined Bags." Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 1 (1986): 26-37.

Rights Status

Chippewa, Native American, Storage Bag, ca. 1885, fiber and cord. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.184.