Loom-woven bead work and yarn garters

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Titles Loom-woven bead work and yarn garters
Description These loom woven garters originated in the area around Selkirk Manitoba and are possibly Ojibwe, Metis or Cree and date to the early 1820's.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/2 inches height
10 1/2 inches width
Nomenclature garter
Materials glass (material)
wool (textile)
Creation Made in: United States
Made by (possibly): Metis
Made by (possibly): Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly): Cree Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Schadecker, Barbara Ann
Received by: Schadecker, Barbara Ann
Collected by: Schroeder, Ann
Used in: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Red River Settlement.
Ojibwe Indians -- Costume.
Ojibwe Indians
Indian. Clothing. Accessories. Bands and Belts
Places Subject: Fort Snelling Commandant's House (Building #1), Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1820 - Not later than 1860
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1981.35.1.A,B (Accession Number)

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