Arts of the Americas
Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads
early 19th century
11 3/4 x 1 11/16 in. (29.8 x 4.3 cm) (show scale)
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Beaded garter with geometric designs of rectangles and diagonal lines, opposed as chevrons. The piece is loom woven probably without the use of a heddle. It is made with garnet and white pony beads on a warp of black and green with thread wefts. See other garters, 50.67.b,c,d shown in additional photographs.
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Chippewa (Anishinaabe). Garter, 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)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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