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About the Artwork

Garter

ca. 1850

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Native american

Chippewa

Beads and wool

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

Costume Accessories

Indigenous Americas

Founders Society Purchase

81.763

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Provenance

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)

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Published References

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.).

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Credit Line for Reproduction

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

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