Artist Ottawa, Native American
  • Garter
Date ca. 1840
Medium glass beads, wool yarn and plant fiber
Dimensions Overall: 29 3/4 × 3 inches (75.6 × 7.6 cm)
Overall (woven portion): 16 1/2 × 3 inches (41.9 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.63
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
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. 236.

Beadwork and Textiles of the Ottawa. Exh. cat., Harbor Springs Historical Commission. Harbor Springs, MI, 1984, p. 46, fig. 37 (ill.).

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, no. 18.