Vest with floral beadwork

unknownEarly 19th century

Royal Ontario Museum

Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, Canada

Attr. Anishinaabe Chief Wa-be-che-chake from the Sault Ste Marie area, Wa-be-che-chake fell in battle at Fort George on the Niagara Peninsula in 1813. His young son, Nebenagoching (Joseph Sayer) succeeded him as Chief in 1915.


  • Title: Vest with floral beadwork
  • Creator: unknown
  • Creator Lifespan: unknown - unknown
  • Creator Nationality: Anishinaabe
  • Date: Early 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w50 cm
  • Provenance: Oronhyatekha Collection; Gift of the Independent Order of Foresters
  • Type: Vest
  • Rights: Royal Ontario Museum
  • Medium: Cloth, glass beads, brass buttons
  • Measurement Length: 50
  • Accession Number: 911.3.123

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