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Garters, ca. 1840

  • Chippewa, Native American

Glass beads, wool yarn and plant fiber

  • various dimensions

Founders Society Purchase


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  • Native American
  • Native American


Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

collected at the Bad River Indian Reservation, Wisconsin, USA. [by Chandler?] purchased by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]

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. 230. Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, no. 11.

Chippewa, Native American, Garters, ca. 1840, glass beads, wool yarn and plant fiber. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.281.