Artist Yanktonai, Native American
Title
  • Coup Stick
Date between 1860 and 1870
Medium Wood, pyroengraved and painted
Dimensions Overall: 2 7/8 × 33 1/2 inches (7.3 × 85.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt
Accession Number 1988.225
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
1885, collected by Burton Parker [b. 1844] while agent of the Fort Peck Reservation (Montana, USA);
by inheritance, Dayton L. Parker [b. 1877];
by inheritance, Burton C. Parker [b. 1906];
by inheritance, his wife Mrs. Jane Parker (Warren, Michigan, USA);
1988, acquired by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Washington Press, 1992, cat. no. 190.