Breechcloth, ca. 1900

  • Chippewa, Native American

Trade cloth, black velvet, beads, ribbon and yarn

  • Overall: 28 1/8 × 25 3/4 × 1/4 inches (71.4 × 65.4 × 0.6 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Siebel, Jr.

F1984.43.2

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Bilateral symmetry
  • Floral patterns
  • Foliation (pattern)
  • Ojibwa
  • Beading (process)
  • Hand sewing
  • Braiding
  • Ribbon
  • Leaf (plant material)
  • Tassel
  • Velvet
  • Cloth
  • Yarn
  • Beadwork
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Vines
  • Loincloth
  • North and central america
  • Berries

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Siebel, Jr. (Ross, California, USA); 1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Chippewa, Native American, Breechcloth, ca. 1900, trade cloth, black velvet, beads, ribbon and yarn. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Siebel, Jr., F1984.43.2.