Gorget, worn by Chief Joseph Brant, Haudenosaunee, Great Lakes region - ROM2004_948_14

ROM2004_948_14

Gorget, worn by Chief Joseph Brant, Haudenosaunee, Great Lakes region

Medium:Silver
Geography: England
Date: 18th century
Dimensions:
12.4 x 10.3 cm
Object number: 911.3.209
Credit Line: Oronhyatekha Collection; Gift of the Independent Order of Foresters
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionOronhyatekha Collection catalogue: "English Waughasee of Chief Joseph Brant, silver, Hallmarked, engraved with Royal Coat of Arms, George III; above is "G.R." and "Presented to Chief Joseph Brant by George III, on the occasion of his visit to England." On the sides are engraved the unusual additional decorations of a tomahawk encircled with a laurel wreath, and a trophy of the Union Jack and military weapons."
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