Artist Yanktonai, Native American
Title
  • Drum
Date between 1860 and 1870
Medium wood, deer hide, pigment, and brass
Dimensions Overall: 3 1/8 × 19 1/8 inches (7.9 × 48.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt
Accession Number 1988.227
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
1885, collected by Burton Parker (b. 1844) while agent of the Fort Peck Reservation (Montana, USA);
inherited by Dayton L. Parker (b. 1877);
inherited by Burton C. Parker (b. 1906) (but in 1965 placed on loan with Richard A. Pohrt);
inherited by his wife, Mrs. Jane Parker (Warren, then Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA);
1988, acquired by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt;
1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)