Garter, ca. 1850

  • Chippewa, Native American

Beads and wool

  • Overall: 11 1/2 × 3 × 1/8 inches (29.2 × 7.6 × 0.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.763

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric patterns
  • Beading (process)
  • Wool (textile)
  • Beadwork
  • Textile
  • Garter

probably Chief David Shoppenagons (Grayling area, Michigan, USA). Saginaw Art Museum

purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]

1975, purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

The Art of the Great Lakes Indians. Exh. cat., Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, MI, 1973, no. 251. Pohrt, R. A. "Nineteenth Century Michigan Chippewa Costume: Photographs of David Shoppenagons." American Indian Art 11, no. 3 (Summer 1986): 50, fig. 9 (col. ill.).

Chippewa, Native American, Garter, ca. 1850, beads and wool. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.763.