Arts of the Americas
Crewel yarn, glass beads, seed beads, thread
early 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Beaded garter with repeating motif of eight-pointed yellow stars with white centers, outlined in blue, red, and clear beads on a blue and cloudy white background. The piece is loom woven, probably without the use of a heddle. The warps and wefts are thread and made with small seed beads. See other garters 50.67.37 a,b,d shown in additional photograph.
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Chippewa (Anishinaabe). Garter, early 19th century. Crewel yarn, glass beads, seed beads, thread, 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (31.8 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.37c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.37c.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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