Description

    TWO PAIRS OF WESTERN GREAT LAKES LOOM-BEADED GARTERS
    c. 1890 the first, with a pattern of hearts, loom-woven in green and pumpkin beads against a white beaded ground, purple and red end fringes; the second, with intricate geometric designs, loom-woven in various shades of glass seed beads against a white beaded ground, blue and red end fringes

    Provenance:
    Collected by the current owner's grandfather, Angus Samuel Nicholson, Gov't. Agent on the Menominee Indian Reservation from 1910 - 1916.

    Lengths: ranging from 37 to 39 inches overall





    Condition Report*:

    The first, in overall excellent condition. The second, with some bead loss and some loss to end fringes. No apparent restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    12th Saturday
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