Dress - ROM2005_5293_2

ROM2005_5293_2

Dress

Maker: Blackfoot
Medium:Beaded hide, wool cloth
Geography: Alberta or Montana, Canada or USA
Date: c. 1890
Dimensions:
120 × 20 × 154 cm
Object number: 938.48.3.1
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. F.N.G. Starr
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
Description

Said to be collected by F.N.G. Starr. The dress apparently came to the ROM with a male and female doll attached to the back. For conservation reasons, these were separated and the 3 items were put on display separately. The collector may have added the dolls to the dress.

See set (938.48.3.1-3).


Cataloguer: Arni Brownstone
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