Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Man's Shirt

ca. 1860
United States, Wyoming or Montana
Native-tanned skin, factory-woven cloth, porcupine quill, glass beads, horsehair, wool yarn, ermine
L. 41 3/8 x W. 63 3/8 in. (105.1 x 161 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles and Valerie Diker, 1999
Accession Number:
Not on view
Charles H. Haines, Moxee, WA, from 1884; by descent to granddaughter, Babs Ballard, until 1991; [Gary Likkel, Arrow L Gallery, Grangeville, ID, acquired after 1991]; Paul Gray, Lebanon, OH, until 1994; Charles and Valerie Diker, New York, 1994–1999

Berlo, Janet Catherine, Bruce Bernstein, T.J. Brasser, and Allen Wardwell. Native Paths: Native American Art from the Collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, edited by Allen Wardwell. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998, 19, 35.

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