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Burden strap

USA; New York

Burden strap

probably Iroquois (attributed)
Canada, USA; Ontario, Québec, New York

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  • Object name:

    Burden strap

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    New York; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Hemp, moosehair, glass bead/beads, dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Dyed, twined, false-embroidered, edge beaded, braided

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Western artist John Mix Stanley (1814-1872); inherited by his wife Alice C. (née English) Stanley (ca. 1836-ca. 1890); sold to sculptor Julius Theodore Melchers (1829-1903); inherited by his son, artist Gari Melchers (1860-1932); donated to MAI in 1929.

  • Dimensions:

    553.72 cm

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