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Date
1950 – 1979
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0137 a-c
Description
A collection of three souvenir type square scarves. (a) white wool like rayon ? printed with a stylized map of Alberta and British Columbia with illustrations depicting all the resort areas of these provinces in their appropriate places on the map. Map surrounded with a heavy border of badly offse…
Title
Kerchief
Date
1950 – 1979
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
68.0 x 66.0 cm
Description
A collection of three souvenir type square scarves. (a) white wool like rayon ? printed with a stylized map of Alberta and British Columbia with illustrations depicting all the resort areas of these provinces in their appropriate places on the map. Map surrounded with a heavy border of badly offset blue flowers, with an outer border at the edge of swimmers, skiers, golfer, etc. in front of a panorama of mountains. Short thread fringe on all four sides. (b) white silky rayon, clusters of brightly coloured international flags around each corner, with a light blue seal of the Soroptimist International Association at the centre, and a banner beneath, "1921 Jubilee 1971". White rolled hem outside narrow blue border line. Printed in one corner. (c) on the blue border, "Mildred Sprout". (c) green and brown rayon "Waltzing Matilda" words and tune printed on a white frame surrounding vignetted scenes taken from the song, all against a green yellow background of grass, trees and bushes. Light brown edge border 3 cm wide with rolled hem on all four sides. Near one corner is attached a small piece of brass coloured metal in the shape of a kangaroo inscribed "Francois".
Subject
households
souvenirs: CRW
Soroptimist
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0137 a-c
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Date
1950 – 1979
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.0044 a,b
Description
Two triangular kerchiefs made from plaid materials. (a) green plaid, a square of fabric cut on the bias and machine stitched in a narrow hem across the bias and along one side, the other side being the selvage edge of the material. Dark blue squares bordered by narrow green bands with an independen…
Title
Kerchief
Date
1950 – 1979
Material
fibre
Dimensions
39.0 x 87.5 cm
Description
Two triangular kerchiefs made from plaid materials. (a) green plaid, a square of fabric cut on the bias and machine stitched in a narrow hem across the bias and along one side, the other side being the selvage edge of the material. Dark blue squares bordered by narrow green bands with an independent narrow green band between on white ground, a thin central cross line of yellow, and independent cross lines of red. (b) red plaid, a square of fabric cut on the bias and band stitched in narrow hem on all three sides, blue and red bands form checks which are bordered with narrow black bands, and thin independent blue cross lines.
Subject
households
CRW
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.04.0044 a,b
Less detail
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