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Garters, ca. 1835

  • Ottawa, Native American

Wool yarn and glass beads

  • various dimensions

Founders Society Purchase



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Mary B. Shurtleff (Cross Village, Michigan, USA)

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. 235. Beadwork and Textiles of the Ottawa. Exh. cat. Harbor Springs Historical Commission. Harbor Springs, MI, 1984, fig. 36.

Ottawa, Native American, Garters, ca. 1835, wool yarn and glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.66.