Bow - ROM2005_5960_1

ROM2005_5960_1

Bow

Maker: Northern Plains
Medium:Wood, rattlesnake skin, possibly weasel skin, sinew, porcupine or bird quills
Geography: Canada
Date: late 19th - early 20th century
Dimensions:
121.5 × 3.5 × 7 cm
Object number: HK1811
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Evelyn H.C. Johnson; The Chiefswood Collection
Not on view
DescriptionObtained for Miss E. Pauline Johnson, by a North West Mounted Policeman. 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.
Cataloguer: Arni Brownstone
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