Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308077

Category: Garters - Garter pendants

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Ojibwa-Chippewa - Eastern Ojibwa, Ottawa?

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Black and yellow wool yarn; vegetable fiber; dyed and natual porcupine quills; tin cones; red dyed animal (moose?) hair; white glass beads.

Description: Finger woven black yarn decorated with white beads which have been woven into the garters to create a series of diamond patterns. One end decorated with netted quillwork in the image of a thunderbird. Both ends decorated with tin cones and animal hair.

Dimensions: Length 30 inches 76.2 cm


Charles Messiter Collection
Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Akicita, The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, May 17 1983 - July 10, 1983
Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995,
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 4842Y, Lot 304, April 24, 1982
Penny, David W. and George C. Longfish, Native American Art, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Detroit, 1994, pp 57

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Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2006

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