Armbands - ROM2005_5870_2

ROM2005_5870_2

Armbands

Maker: Made by Peter and William Bateman, worn by Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
Medium:Engraved silver
Geography: Made in London, England, used in Great Lakes Region
Date: 1812
Dimensions:
9 x 13 cm
Object number: HD6422
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Evelyn H.C. Johnson; The Chiefswood Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionRoyal arms of England with arms of Electorate of Hanover superimposed. Hallmarked: Peter and Wm. Bateman, London, 1812. See also HD6421. In the early 20th century Evelyn H.C. Johnson, a member of a prominent Six Nations Mohawk family, donated to the Royal Ontario Museum a large number of objects named the Chiefswood Collection after the name of the Johnson family home. In this collection, Evelyn Johnson created a remarkable record of her family over four generations, and of events that involved the Iroquoian people at Six Nations from the end of the American Revolution to the Six Nations Agricultural Fair of 1922.
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