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Buffalo robe depicting war exploits. Detail.
19th c Native American Blackfoot Textiles

BLACKFOOT Anonymous (before 19th c - present)
c. 1810-1835
19th c
Elk hide
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).

Caption: BLACKFOOT Anonymous | Buffalo robe depicting war exploits. Detail. | c. 1810-1835 | Native American | Blackfoot | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | toro7087
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