Ceremonial war shirt - ROM2005_5125_1

ROM2005_5125_1

Ceremonial war shirt

Maker: Blackfoot (Blood)
Medium:Hide beaded and ornamented with ermine furs
Geography: Kainai Reserve, Alberta, Canada
Date: c. 1880
Dimensions:
166 × 88 cm
Object number: 895.12.1.1
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis shirt is believed to be imbued with supernatural powers. See matching leggings (895.12.1.2.1-2) and moccasins (895.12.1.3.1-2) for complete outfit.
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