Chippewa (Native American). <em>Garter</em>, early 19th century. Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads, 11 3/4 x 1 11/16 in. (29.8 x 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.37a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.37a.jpg)



Medium: Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 19th century

Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 1 11/16 in. (29.8 x 4.3 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H17, 7G


Accession Number: 50.67.37a

Image: CUR.50.67.37a.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This garter is loom woven (probably made without the use of a heddle). It is made with white and garnet pony beads on a warp of green yarn and has thread welfts. The beads are composed in a geometric pattern of rectangles and diagonal lines, opposed as chevrons. See other garters 50.67.b,c,d.shown in additional photogrpahs.

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