Artist Chippewa, Native American
  • Leggings
Date ca. 1840
Medium wool cloth, glass beads, silk ribbon, bast fiber straps, and thread (possibly cotton)
Dimensions Overall (each): 23 1/4 × 12 × 1/8 inches (59.1 × 30.5 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Founders Junior Council
Accession Number 1990.266
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
private museum in Ohio, USA;
ca. 1988, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
given to Richard Pohrt, Jr.;
1990-present, purchase by Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, no. 26.

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish. Native American Art. Southport, CT, 1994, p. 65.

Penney, David W. Native American Art Masterpieces. Southport, CT, 1996, pp. 28-29.