Arts of the Americas
Thread, yarn, glass seed beads
early 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Beaded garter decorated with long lines of diamonds in black, yellow, and lavender. The piece is loom woven probably without the use of a heddle. It has both the warp and weft made of thread with small seed beads. See other garters 50.67.37 a,b,c shown in additional photographs.
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Chippewa (Anishinaabe). 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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