Sash/Belt

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Culture/People
Lower Muskogee (Georgia Creek)
Artist/Maker
Daughter of William McIntosh, Lower Muskogee (Georgia Creek)
Previous owner
Chief William McIntosh (Tustunnugee Hutkee [White Warrior]/William MacIntosh), Lower Muskogee (Georgia Creek), ca. 1775-1825
Possible owner
Major Daniel Hughes, Non-Indian, 1774-1854
Previous owner
Family of White, Non-Indian
Benjamin D. Palmer (Benjamin Duvall Palmer), Non-Indian, 1909-1992
Rudolf G. Wunderlich, Non-Indian, 1920-2004
Donor
Rudolf G. Wunderlich, Non-Indian, 1920-2004
Object Name
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials
Wool yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques
Strung, fingerwoven
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place
Coweta County; Georgia; USA
Date created
1810-1825
Collection History
Said to have been made for Chief William McIntosh (Tustunnugee Hutkee [White Warrior]. Lower Muskogee [Georgia Creek], ca. 1775-1825) by one of his daughters; given by Chief McIntosh to Major Daniel Hughes (1774-1854), who served with Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812 and was the factor (trader and Indian agent) for Fort Hawkins (Macon, Georgia) and Fort Mitchell (near Phenix City, Alabama) between about 1816 and 1819; said to have been passed down in the Rodgers family of Maryland; acquired by Benjamin Duvall Palmer (1909-1992, a Maryland collector of antique firearms and Americana) by 1956; acquired at an unknown date by Rudolf G. Wunderlich (1920-2004, a well-known dealer in Western art); donated to MAI by Rudolf Wunderlich in 1969.
Catalog Number
24/2402
Barcode
242402.000
See related items
Lower Muskogee (Georgia Creek)
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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