The Blackfoot hide cloak and gauntlets were presented to John Buchan, Governor General of Canada by Chief Shot-both-Sides.
The cape is possibly made of deer hide, decorated with fringing and appliquèd satin ribbons with embroidered medallions in the centre and corners.
The gauntlets are hide with glass beadwork floral motifs and a paler hide fringing. They are lined with a quilted satin.
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