Arts of the Americas
Thread, yarn, glass seed beads
early 19th century
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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Chippewa (Native American). Garter, early 19th century. Thread, yarn, glass seed beads, 12 1/4 x 1in. (31.1 x 2.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.37d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.37d.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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This garter is loom woven probably without the use of a heddle. It has both the warp and weft made of thread with small seed beads. The beads are patterned with long lines of diamonds in black, yellow, and lavender. See other garters 50.67.37 a,b,c.shown in additional photogrpahs.
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