Arts of the Americas
Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads
early 19th century
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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Chippewa (Anishinaabe). Garter, early 19th century. Yarn, garnet beads, pony beads, 11 x 1 11/16 in. (27.9 x 4.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.37b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.37b.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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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 a,c,d.shown in additional photographs.
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