Chippewa (Anishinaabe). <em>Garter</em>, 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)


Artist:Chippewa (Anishinaabe)

Medium: Crewel yarn, glass beads, seed beads, thread

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 19th century

Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (31.8 x 4.4 cm)



Accession Number: 50.67.37c

Image: CUR.50.67.37c.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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