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Man's Ensemble

Cree or Anishinaabe
Ontario or Manitoba

ca. 1780-1820

hide, quill, pigments, brass buttons, glass beads, deer hair

height: coat 47"; leggings 30"; mittens 9 ½"

Inventory # W3502



Acquired by Major Edward Barwick, England, in the early 19th century
By descent to Miss Janet Farrar, Leeds, England, in 1991
John Painter, Cincinnati, Ohio
Sotheby’s, New York, May 18, 2007, lot 123                                         


The Cincinnati Art Museum: “A Window on the Past”, October 18, 2002 – March 30, 2003


Painter, John. American Indian Artifacts: The John Painter Collection. Cincinnati: George Tassian Organization, Inc., Publishers, 1991, pgs. 173-177

Painter, John.  A Window on the Past: Early Native American Dress from the John Painter Collection. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Art Museum, 2002, pgs. 8 - 10