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Date
1920 – 1930
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
108.05.1015
Description
Beaded, white buckskin doll's cradleboard. White buckskin completely covers board, backboard beaded floral design, blue background, black and yellow trim. Red, orange and yellow flower. 2 red and white circles. Smoked buckskin "doll", blue cotton fabric forms hood, white buckskin blanket 13.0 x 12…
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Title
Cradle Board Doll
Date
1920 – 1930
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Dimensions
24.7 x 11.0 cm
Description
Beaded, white buckskin doll's cradleboard. White buckskin completely covers board, backboard beaded floral design, blue background, black and yellow trim. Red, orange and yellow flower. 2 red and white circles. Smoked buckskin "doll", blue cotton fabric forms hood, white buckskin blanket 13.0 x 12.0 covers doll. 5 geometric bead designs and along top. Buckskin loop 22.0 c 1.5 sewn onto back.
Subject
Indians
households
playthings
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
108.05.1015
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Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1059
Description
long, dark grey/brown Quaker-type dress, Mary Schäffer's, very dark grey/brown, full length rayon taffeta dress, long sleeves tapered to fit snugly at wrists, fine net at wrist opening, fitted bodice, plain boatneck, back half of skirt attached to back half of bodice, centre of back skirt tightly g…
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Title
Dress
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre
Dimensions
43.5 x 130.0 cm
Description
long, dark grey/brown Quaker-type dress, Mary Schäffer's, very dark grey/brown, full length rayon taffeta dress, long sleeves tapered to fit snugly at wrists, fine net at wrist opening, fitted bodice, plain boatneck, back half of skirt attached to back half of bodice, centre of back skirt tightly gathered, ca 13.0 wide, rest is pleat gathered ca 5.5 wide, front half of skirt is completely gathered in ca 2.0 wide pleats that fall loosely, waistband 3.0 wide is attached to front of the skirt and an extended band 46.0 long which would go around the waist and fastened to secure the waist, bodice lined with a dark stripe of light brown silk, bottom of skirt lined ca 16.0 from bottom with a medium brown material, scalloped edge, finely sewn dress, unfinished, devoid of any accessories e.g. buttons, snaps, 2 woven tapes ca 1.5 wide hand sewn onto inside of bodice for hanging.
Subject
households
clothing
Quaker
characters
Mary Schäffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.05.1059
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Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.1022
Description
Grey taffeta bonnet, Mary Schäffer's, stiff brim 14.0 wide, 47.0 around, lined with white fabric, crown pleated at top and gathered more closely at nape, a small fabric bow is at back centre, the hat is lined with stiff, brown netting, a piece of stiff paper is inserted into the middle pleat at the…
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Title
Bonnet
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre
Description
Grey taffeta bonnet, Mary Schäffer's, stiff brim 14.0 wide, 47.0 around, lined with white fabric, crown pleated at top and gathered more closely at nape, a small fabric bow is at back centre, the hat is lined with stiff, brown netting, a piece of stiff paper is inserted into the middle pleat at the crown, tie ribbons sewn on to sides of brim 6.5 wide, one 58.0 long, other 26.0 long.
Subject
households
clothing
outdoor
characters
Mary Schäffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.04.1022
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Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1062
Description
Green, silk, fitted jacket, Mary Schäffer's, fine silk taffeta, handmade fitted jacket, long sleeves gathered at elbow to fit snugly at wrist; 2 fabric covered decorative buttons below gathers, 2 snaps tighten wrist further, gathered at centre back, comes to a V-point; a pleated piece of fabric 17.…
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Title
Jacket
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre
Dimensions
44.0 x 52.0 cm
Description
Green, silk, fitted jacket, Mary Schäffer's, fine silk taffeta, handmade fitted jacket, long sleeves gathered at elbow to fit snugly at wrist; 2 fabric covered decorative buttons below gathers, 2 snaps tighten wrist further, gathered at centre back, comes to a V-point; a pleated piece of fabric 17.0 x 4.5 is sewn on to centre back at waist, at each end are 2 covered decorative buttons, from them hang 2 pieces of fabric 11.0long by 12.0 wide on which is appliqued a flower and leaf motif, the 2 flowers are light blue, 1 has a yellow centre, pleated waistband ca 10.0 wide, front also comes to V-points, closed with snaps, 72.0 long band hangs from centre left, bottom is ca 22.0 wide hanging at a diagonal, appliqued flowers on end, light pink, light blue and blue with 2 light green leaves, bodice is lined with patterned silk, 3.5 wide twill waistband has hooks and eyes, cotton dress shields at underarms.
Subject
households
clothing
Mary Schäffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.05.1062
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.02.1001 a,b
Description
Weathered handle, rusted blade. (a) curved wooden handle 140.0 long. 2 hand grips 11.5 long, wood covered metal. Metal loop goes around handle. Metal collar and other metal attachments at blade end. (b) curved metal blade 91.0 long. 8.0 x 5.0 ca piece missing near handle. Metal loop attachment for…
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Title
Hand Scythe
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Description
Weathered handle, rusted blade. (a) curved wooden handle 140.0 long. 2 hand grips 11.5 long, wood covered metal. Metal loop goes around handle. Metal collar and other metal attachments at blade end. (b) curved metal blade 91.0 long. 8.0 x 5.0 ca piece missing near handle. Metal loop attachment for handle.
Subject
households
gardening
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.02.1001 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.02.1002 a,b
Description
Wooden handled garden rakes (a) one piece metal rake 35.0 x 8.5, teeth are 6.0 long, two 12.0 x 0.8 strips are cut out and bent back together into handle, metal ferrule 9.3 longis welded closed over handle. Round wooden handle is 143.0 to ferrule, incised into handle 8.5 from ferrule: "QUALITY-VAL…
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Title
Garden Rake
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Description
Wooden handled garden rakes (a) one piece metal rake 35.0 x 8.5, teeth are 6.0 long, two 12.0 x 0.8 strips are cut out and bent back together into handle, metal ferrule 9.3 longis welded closed over handle. Round wooden handle is 143.0 to ferrule, incised into handle 8.5 from ferrule: "QUALITY-VALUE-UTILITY; ZENITH" (b) 20.5 longmetal bar has 8 teeth (6.0) individually embedded and soldered on to it. Teeth have heads and taper to a point, outside 2 bent in, 7.5 metal ferrule, 114.0 long round molded wooden handle.
Subject
households
gardening
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.02.1002 a,b
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Date
1920 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.02.1003
Description
Long handled, narrow blade cultivator. Wooden handle ca 3.0 diameter, incised "APPLE LEAF TRUE TEMPER ??OUNBURG", black electrical tape wound around near bottom, ferrule 9.2 long, blade 16.0 x 2.6 tapers to a sharp edge.
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Title
Hand Cultivator
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; fibre
Dimensions
149.0 cm
Description
Long handled, narrow blade cultivator. Wooden handle ca 3.0 diameter, incised "APPLE LEAF TRUE TEMPER ??OUNBURG", black electrical tape wound around near bottom, ferrule 9.2 long, blade 16.0 x 2.6 tapers to a sharp edge.
Subject
households
gardening
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
104.02.1003
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.19.1001
Description
Heavy iron crusher with wooden handle. Tapered wooden handle is thicker at base where the iron "crusher" is attached. The crusher is 11.5 diameter base with 7 teeth 3.5 long, the teeth 2.5 diameter at base taper to points. The crusher has a sleeve 7.5 wide which envelopes the bottom of the handle. …
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Title
Ice Crusher
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
93.0 cm
Description
Heavy iron crusher with wooden handle. Tapered wooden handle is thicker at base where the iron "crusher" is attached. The crusher is 11.5 diameter base with 7 teeth 3.5 long, the teeth 2.5 diameter at base taper to points. The crusher has a sleeve 7.5 wide which envelopes the bottom of the handle. 3 screws secure base to handle.
Subject
William Noble
households
Credit
Gift of Jim Burles, Banff, 1984
Catalogue Number
104.19.1001
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.49.1004
Description
All metal shingle saw, tubular frame 2.0 diameter in "D" shape, 20 holes punched into tube atregular intervals, blade 75.0 long is 3.3 deep at heel and toe, centre part of blade is 5.0 deep at centre, 42.0 long.
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Title
Shingle Saw
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
metal
Dimensions
28.0 x 75.0 cm
Description
All metal shingle saw, tubular frame 2.0 diameter in "D" shape, 20 holes punched into tube atregular intervals, blade 75.0 long is 3.3 deep at heel and toe, centre part of blade is 5.0 deep at centre, 42.0 long.
Subject
Indians
households
carpentry
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
104.49.1004
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Date
n.d.
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
105.02.1004
Description
Small, red glass with handle belonging to Earle Birney; finger-size glass handle; red upper with Earl scratched out on one side and Lacombe, July.31.07 on the other; clear glass lower in patterned arches; clear glass bottom in flower pattern.
Title
Glass
Date
n.d.
Material
glass
Description
Small, red glass with handle belonging to Earle Birney; finger-size glass handle; red upper with Earl scratched out on one side and Lacombe, July.31.07 on the other; clear glass lower in patterned arches; clear glass bottom in flower pattern.
Subject
households
Earle Birney
Credit
Gift of Earle Birney, Toronto, 1969
Catalogue Number
105.02.1004
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Date
1900 – 1920
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.05.0151 a,b
Description
Pair (in two pieces (a) right leg (b) left leg batwing leather riding chaps, tooled, shaped belt with metal buckle. 2 patch pockets with snap closure, suede trim bottom and outer edge. 5 leather rosettes and 5 metal rosettes. 5 spring snaps riveted onto inner edge to hook onto rings back of metal…
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Title
Riding Chaps
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
69.0 x 92.0 cm
Description
Pair (in two pieces (a) right leg (b) left leg batwing leather riding chaps, tooled, shaped belt with metal buckle. 2 patch pockets with snap closure, suede trim bottom and outer edge. 5 leather rosettes and 5 metal rosettes. 5 spring snaps riveted onto inner edge to hook onto rings back of metal rosettes.
Subject
sports
horseback riding
households
PW
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.0151 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
stone
Catalogue Number
101.02.1003 a-w
Description
23 wee squarish black marble tiles, ex Ike Mills' property (fireplace) vary in size, 22.6 x 6.1 to 6.0 x 4.7 cm. in thickness from .8 to 1.3 cm, backs of some scored to hold mortar, 3 pieces have decorative features: (a) outline of bison chiselled on surface (b) cutout marble horse (legs broken) f…
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Title
Facade Tile
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
stone
Description
23 wee squarish black marble tiles, ex Ike Mills' property (fireplace) vary in size, 22.6 x 6.1 to 6.0 x 4.7 cm. in thickness from .8 to 1.3 cm, backs of some scored to hold mortar, 3 pieces have decorative features: (a) outline of bison chiselled on surface (b) cutout marble horse (legs broken) fastened by nail to slab (c) nail hole drilled through to hold something similar to (b).
Subject
households
Ike Mills
Credit
Gift of Peter Whyte, 1966
Catalogue Number
101.02.1003 a-w
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Date
1900 – 1920
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
102.01.1001 a,b
Description
2 white cotton, 1 lace trimmed, 1 cross-stitched (a) lace (80.0 x 48.0) - narrow band of white scalloped lace on one sidealong hem, 6.5 cm from open end (b) embroidered stitch, 3 cross-stitched brown and orange butterflies surrounded by purple and yellow cross-stitched flowers across one side alon…
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Title
Pillowcase
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
fibre
Description
2 white cotton, 1 lace trimmed, 1 cross-stitched (a) lace (80.0 x 48.0) - narrow band of white scalloped lace on one sidealong hem, 6.5 cm from open end (b) embroidered stitch, 3 cross-stitched brown and orange butterflies surrounded by purple and yellow cross-stitched flowers across one side along opening.
Subject
households
furnishings
George Paris
Credit
Gift of Cyril Paris, Banff, 1968
Catalogue Number
102.01.1001 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1945
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
102.01.1002
Description
Woven burgundy bedspread with white linear pattern, two-tone burgundy background, white pattern around edge 19.0 wide of lines1.0 apart, formed by one continuous white strand, regular pattern of 4 tufts throughout, an elongated 9 point star is in centre of spread, diamond shape in middle of it, 4 f…
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Title
Bedspread
Date
1930 – 1945
Material
fibre
Dimensions
201.0 x 255.0 cm
Description
Woven burgundy bedspread with white linear pattern, two-tone burgundy background, white pattern around edge 19.0 wide of lines1.0 apart, formed by one continuous white strand, regular pattern of 4 tufts throughout, an elongated 9 point star is in centre of spread, diamond shape in middle of it, 4 female figures above and below this, stylized trees in same white wool form an open pattern along edge of border.
Subject
households
furnishings
Tilly McPherson
Credit
Gift of Mrs. David Cowan, Banff, 1984
Catalogue Number
102.01.1002
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Date
1900 – 1935
Material
skin; wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.1001
Description
Dr. Brett's octagonal brown leather footstool, short brown leather covered stool with veneered walnut base and 4 round brass feet, padded leather with covered matching tacks and a 1.5 cm strip tojoin to the base, 8 sides, walnut, along bottom of each side are 3 small rectangles of inlaid walnut aga…
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Title
Footstool
Date
1900 – 1935
Material
skin; wood; metal
Dimensions
13.0 x 27.5 x 27.5 cm
Description
Dr. Brett's octagonal brown leather footstool, short brown leather covered stool with veneered walnut base and 4 round brass feet, padded leather with covered matching tacks and a 1.5 cm strip tojoin to the base, 8 sides, walnut, along bottom of each side are 3 small rectangles of inlaid walnut against a mahogany background,
Subject
Dr. Brett
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Tabuteau, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
102.03.1001
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Date
1920 – 1935
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.1003
Description
large black stained oak folding partition screen, 3 folding sections each consisting of 2 horizontal boards at top, 4 vertical boards in middle, and 3 more horizontal boards at bottom, top board incised with stylized floral and ribbon pattern stained pink and black against green background, screen …
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Title
Folding Screen
Date
1920 – 1935
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
174.0 x 3.7 x 151.5 cm
Description
large black stained oak folding partition screen, 3 folding sections each consisting of 2 horizontal boards at top, 4 vertical boards in middle, and 3 more horizontal boards at bottom, top board incised with stylized floral and ribbon pattern stained pink and black against green background, screen sections hinged vertically to fold like accordion
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
102.03.1003
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Date
1925 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.1004
Description
varnished wood, branch legs with burl growth, adjustable chair back, (3 positions), made of a cross section of coniferous tree with bark edge intact, two long arm rests, on back of the top of the rests are 4 metal rods attached, a metal rod sits between these to support chair back, arms are low w…
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Title
Chair
Date
1925 – 1940
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
81.5 x 64.6 x 80.5 cm
Description
varnished wood, branch legs with burl growth, adjustable chair back, (3 positions), made of a cross section of coniferous tree with bark edge intact, two long arm rests, on back of the top of the rests are 4 metal rods attached, a metal rod sits between these to support chair back, arms are low with short branch supports with burl growth, seat is length section of conifer rounded edges, branch legs with burl growth, cross braced with same
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
102.03.1004
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.03.1005
Description
octagonal shaped, drop leaf table, extension leaf is rectangular, 2 drop leafs raise up to be an octagonal shape, swinging gate legs are turned, solid end legs have a plain inset and turned wood on edge, the stretcher is solid wood attached to the feet
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Title
Drop Leaf Table
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
wood
Dimensions
73.8 x 34.5 x 91.0 cm
Description
octagonal shaped, drop leaf table, extension leaf is rectangular, 2 drop leafs raise up to be an octagonal shape, swinging gate legs are turned, solid end legs have a plain inset and turned wood on edge, the stretcher is solid wood attached to the feet
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
102.03.1005
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Date
1900 – 1930
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.03.1006
Description
oak bench, open arm rests, slatted back; 29 vertical, flat narrow slats are inset into backrest, long back legs curve from floor to top of backrest, slightly hollow seat is one piece of wood, armrests 24.0 from seat surface, backrest 47.0 high, H-shaped stretchers rounded off corners at back of s…
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Title
Settee Bench
Date
1900 – 1930
Material
wood
Dimensions
89.0 x 53.0 x 134.7 cm
Description
oak bench, open arm rests, slatted back; 29 vertical, flat narrow slats are inset into backrest, long back legs curve from floor to top of backrest, slightly hollow seat is one piece of wood, armrests 24.0 from seat surface, backrest 47.0 high, H-shaped stretchers rounded off corners at back of settee, settee held together with wooden pegs
Subject
households
furniture
Dave White
White’s Store
White Block
Credit
Gift of Unknown, 1968
Catalogue Number
102.03.1006
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Date
1935 – 1950
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.1003
Description
Brass with metal tag attached "Mills" (Ike). Standard flat door key, round bow, flat grooved blade with serrated cuts along one side, piece of wire through hole in bow holds small copper tag stamped "MILLS", on bow, "Dominion Lock Co Montreal, Can" and the number"9"
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Title
Door Key
Date
1935 – 1950
Material
metal
Dimensions
.2 x 2.5 x 5.3 cm
Description
Brass with metal tag attached "Mills" (Ike). Standard flat door key, round bow, flat grooved blade with serrated cuts along one side, piece of wire through hole in bow holds small copper tag stamped "MILLS", on bow, "Dominion Lock Co Montreal, Can" and the number"9"
Subject
households
Ike Mills
Credit
Gift of Peter Whyte, 1966
Catalogue Number
102.04.1003
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