Buffalo robe depicting war exploits. Detail.
19th c Native American Blackfoot Textiles
(before 19th c - present)
Toronto. Royal Ontario Museum.
Robe presented by early 19th-century leader of the Blackfoot to William McTavish (1815-1870). McTavish (or MacTavish) was governor of Assiniboia in Saskatchewan (1858-1870) and also with the Hudson Bay Company (1833-1870).