Loom-woven beaded garters

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Description This pair of loom-woven beaded bands was beaded in a matching but not identical, geometric design. Ends are bound with blue wool tape and each has two braided tassels at one end consisting of blue and red wool yarn. Possibly Dakota, likely Ojibwe.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 1/2 inches length (A)
3 3/8 inches width (A)
3 1/2 inches length (A. fringe length)
14 1/2 inches length (B)
3 1/2 inches width (B)
3 1/8 inches length (B. fringe length)
Nomenclature Garter
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901
(Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1837.A,B

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