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Date
1938 – 1938
Material
plaster
Catalogue Number
102.04.0158
Description
An ashtray in the shape of a wagon wheel and decorated with a three dimensional buffalo skull and highlighted with brown paint. The ashtray is scorched from use, and the buffalo’s left horn broken and missing. The words “J Fuller ‘38’” are on one side of the ashtray, and “Made in Banff Can” is on…
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Title
Ashtray
Date
1938 – 1938
Material
plaster
Dimensions
5.0 x 13.5 x 14.3 cm
Description
An ashtray in the shape of a wagon wheel and decorated with a three dimensional buffalo skull and highlighted with brown paint. The ashtray is scorched from use, and the buffalo’s left horn broken and missing. The words “J Fuller ‘38’” are on one side of the ashtray, and “Made in Banff Can” is on the base.
Subject
households
decorative
smoking
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0158
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0371
Description
A small, brightly coloured, lidded basket of split root and bark in a cylindrical shape. Natural yellow coloured background with purple band around middle containing a bright yellow zig-zag line. Flat lid has narrow green line around edge with orange circle outlined in purple around a lighter purp…
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Title
Basket
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; fibre
Dimensions
7.0 x 9.5 cm
Description
A small, brightly coloured, lidded basket of split root and bark in a cylindrical shape. Natural yellow coloured background with purple band around middle containing a bright yellow zig-zag line. Flat lid has narrow green line around edge with orange circle outlined in purple around a lighter purple dot at the centre. Base is natural brown in simple basket weave at centre with each piece of cedar split where the base of the basket turns to form sides and then worked in birdcage technique of weaving where a coil is laid inside this frame of split cedar and the individual pieces of cedar are tied in to each of the coils by a series of twined stitches.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0371
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0373
Description
A large broad-bottomed shallow wicker bowl, finely woven of natural yellow, red and brown colours in distinctive pattern of narrow bands and herringbone, simple lattice weave technique used throughout with narrow bands of red and yellow alternating with brown bands woven with a thicker, flat strand…
Title
Basket
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; fibre
Dimensions
6.5 x 30.9 cm
Description
A large broad-bottomed shallow wicker bowl, finely woven of natural yellow, red and brown colours in distinctive pattern of narrow bands and herringbone, simple lattice weave technique used throughout with narrow bands of red and yellow alternating with brown bands woven with a thicker, flat strand, a single band in herringbone pattern forms a large circle in the base which rises slightly at the centre, rim is heavy and formed from a hoop of wood wrapped closely with flat yellow strands through which is woven a pattern of delicate triangles and oblique parallel lines along the outer edge.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0373
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0374
Description
A small flat bottomed basket with straight, gently flaring sides woven of very fine natural yellow grasses with black woven design in herringbone effect. Bottom of basket slightly domed upward. Sides of wicker type weave have a black band near the bottom with natural chevrons pointing to the natura…
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Title
Basket
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre
Dimensions
5.2 x 12.2 cm
Description
A small flat bottomed basket with straight, gently flaring sides woven of very fine natural yellow grasses with black woven design in herringbone effect. Bottom of basket slightly domed upward. Sides of wicker type weave have a black band near the bottom with natural chevrons pointing to the natural background pointing to the left. The rim is finished with a heavy round lip closely wrapped with the natural colour having a delicate design woven in black on the outside of evenly spaced chevron arrows around.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0374
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
skin, deer; glass
Catalogue Number
103.03.0002 a,b
Description
A pair of soft moccasins of deerskin with an ankle flap and thong at the ankle for tying. The beadwork designs is of very simple three petaled flowers, two on the toe and one on the side, and also diagonally striped leaves.
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Title
Beaded Moccasins
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
skin, deer; glass
Dimensions
26.5 cm
Description
A pair of soft moccasins of deerskin with an ankle flap and thong at the ankle for tying. The beadwork designs is of very simple three petaled flowers, two on the toe and one on the side, and also diagonally striped leaves.
Subject
Indians, Indigenous
Kootenai Salish
beadwork
crafts
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0002 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.07.0004
Description
A beaded belt that is fastened with thongs. The beadwork pattern is a white background with a red border along the outside edges, with a series of light blue diamonds, outlined in red, centred along the length of the belt.
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Title
Belt
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
6.0 x 83.0 cm
Description
A beaded belt that is fastened with thongs. The beadwork pattern is a white background with a red border along the outside edges, with a series of light blue diamonds, outlined in red, centred along the length of the belt.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
Philip Moore
ceremonial
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0004
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
102.04.0369 a,b
Description
Matched pair of angular light coloured wood bookends with inlaid figure of an elk cut from light wood and set into a darker wood. Elk's neck is stretched as if calling, stands on grassy pasture and is framed by a tree on one side and a bush on the other. Wood has light varnish. Green felt is glued …
Title
Bookend
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
wood; fibre
Dimensions
11.5 x 12.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
Matched pair of angular light coloured wood bookends with inlaid figure of an elk cut from light wood and set into a darker wood. Elk's neck is stretched as if calling, stands on grassy pasture and is framed by a tree on one side and a bush on the other. Wood has light varnish. Green felt is glued to bottom.
Subject
households
decorative
animal
elk
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0369 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1930
Material
skin, reindeer; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.03.0027
Description
A pair of boots made from reindeer hide with the fur attached. The boots have pointed upturned toes and a braided cord that threads through a leather cuff to close the top of the boot. There are red felt tassels at the ends of the cord.
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Title
Boot
Date
1930 – 1930
Material
skin, reindeer; fibre
Dimensions
17.0 x 10.0 x 26.5 cm
Description
A pair of boots made from reindeer hide with the fur attached. The boots have pointed upturned toes and a braided cord that threads through a leather cuff to close the top of the boot. There are red felt tassels at the ends of the cord.
Subject
footwear
decorative
Lapland
Finland
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0027
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Date
1930 – 1965
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0390
Description
Deep indigo glaze with trimmed foot. A hand thrown bowl, no decoration other then colour.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1930 – 1965
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
7.9 x 16.7 cm
Description
Deep indigo glaze with trimmed foot. A hand thrown bowl, no decoration other then colour.
Subject
households
craft
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0390
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.20.0391
Description
Hand thrown with trimmed foot with ivory slip with red berry and green leaf design, blue and yellow border trims.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
7.0 x 14.6 cm
Description
Hand thrown with trimmed foot with ivory slip with red berry and green leaf design, blue and yellow border trims.
Subject
households
craft
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0391
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Bric-A-Brac Stand Collection

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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0319 a-f
Description
A collection of six short dark brown wooden stands. (a) 2.3 x 9.8 - incised double circle in circular platform top and carved knob trim around its rim. Outward bowed base is elaborately carved through in interwoven knot design between three square spiral motifs, each of which terminates in a small …
Title
Bric-A-Brac Stand Collection
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
wood
Dimensions
2.3 cm
Description
A collection of six short dark brown wooden stands. (a) 2.3 x 9.8 - incised double circle in circular platform top and carved knob trim around its rim. Outward bowed base is elaborately carved through in interwoven knot design between three square spiral motifs, each of which terminates in a small foot. Underside has circle carved at centre. (b) 2.6 x 5.8 - small lip around top platform, outward bowed base carved through in scrolled vine pattern between solid spaces terminating in three small feet. Marks: on base, red Japeanese writing) (c) 2.6 x 6.7 - double circle inscribed on top platform which is ringed with small lip, smooth outward bowed base with three small feet curving outward, small circle cut in base. Marks: on base, paper label, “605/2” (d) 2.7 x 6.5 - lathe turned with small lip around top platform, smooth outward bowed base with small foot-ring, bottom hollowed inside foot-ring. (e) 1.6 x 5.7 - small raised ring carved around platform top, base flares out slightly and is scroll-shaped along bottom defining three very small feet. (f) 1.6 x 4.5 - small lip around platform top, sharp shoulder of outward bowed based incised with small lines around; scroll carving at bottom defines small feet.
Subject
households
decorative
Japanese
E. S. Morse;
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0319 a-f
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Date
1930 – 1970
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0099
Description
An oval shaped china vase with a pinched neck and a slight flare out to the lip. The vase is decorated with a raised flower and leaf design in beige. The word “Pompey” is on the bottom.
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Title
Bud Vase
Date
1930 – 1970
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
10.5 x 5.7 x 9.2 cm
Description
An oval shaped china vase with a pinched neck and a slight flare out to the lip. The vase is decorated with a raised flower and leaf design in beige. The word “Pompey” is on the bottom.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0099
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Date
1800 – 1875
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.05.0076
Description
Scissor-like snuffer on three ball supports. Scissor motion opens door on snuffing chamber. In its 19th century usage on longer wicks the opened door would catch the wick, shear it and extinguish it and the burnt portion of the wick would be left in the chamber. Scissor and handle tops have relief …
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Title
Candlesnuffer
Date
1800 – 1875
Material
metal
Dimensions
4.7 x 6.7 x 18.3 cm
Description
Scissor-like snuffer on three ball supports. Scissor motion opens door on snuffing chamber. In its 19th century usage on longer wicks the opened door would catch the wick, shear it and extinguish it and the burnt portion of the wick would be left in the chamber. Scissor and handle tops have relief floral decoration. Chamber top has relief rampant lion. Hallmarks on chamber door include "X", a crown and a cross (?) within crest.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.05.0076
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Date
1930 – 1960
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.05.0349
Description
A small candleholder in the shape of a six-pointed star with a small red ring on top. The centre of the ring is a 1.2 cm hole made to hold a small candle. The star is cut from a 1.0 cm thick piece of wood and painted gold.
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Title
Candlestick
Date
1930 – 1960
Material
wood
Dimensions
2.1 cm
Description
A small candleholder in the shape of a six-pointed star with a small red ring on top. The centre of the ring is a 1.2 cm hole made to hold a small candle. The star is cut from a 1.0 cm thick piece of wood and painted gold.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.05.0349
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Christmas Tree Ornament

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/artifact107.01.0162
Date
1938
Material
paper; metal
Catalogue Number
107.01.0162
Description
A five pointed star cut from cardboard and wrapped around to cover completely with a strand of tinsel garland which is fastened behind with string and tape. Length of fine brass wire threaded through back.
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Title
Christmas Tree Ornament
Date
1938
Material
paper; metal
Dimensions
2.5 x 11.5 x 11.5 cm
Description
A five pointed star cut from cardboard and wrapped around to cover completely with a strand of tinsel garland which is fastened behind with string and tape. Length of fine brass wire threaded through back.
Subject
households
decorative
Christmas
CRW
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0162
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.02.0019
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the profile of a human head forming the handle. The comb has long pointed teeth.
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Title
Comb
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
6.0 x 29.0 cm
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the profile of a human head forming the handle. The comb has long pointed teeth.
Subject
households
grooming
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0019
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.02.0020
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the handle curving in from the teeth and then flaring out again to be cut off in a straight line with a small arch shape in the middle of the top.
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Title
Comb
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
0.6 x 6.1 x 25.5 cm
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the handle curving in from the teeth and then flaring out again to be cut off in a straight line with a small arch shape in the middle of the top.
Subject
households
grooming
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0020
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
102.08.0002 a,b
Description
A pair of textured, gold-coloured, curtains. The fabric has a sheen (satin?) and is shot through with dark gold. A 12.5 cm band of deep gold velvet is sewn along the bottom edge. Each curtain is decorated with large gold and brown flowers outlined in metallic thread. They are embroidered thickl…
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Title
Curtain
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
111.0 x 120.0 cm
Description
A pair of textured, gold-coloured, curtains. The fabric has a sheen (satin?) and is shot through with dark gold. A 12.5 cm band of deep gold velvet is sewn along the bottom edge. Each curtain is decorated with large gold and brown flowers outlined in metallic thread. They are embroidered thickly, in three dense lines, at the bottom above the velvet. There are more flowers scattered about the rest of each curtain. Small metal rings are sewn to the top edge for hanging.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.08.0002 a,b
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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0260
Description
Hand-thrown, trimmed footed small bowl with elaborate floral enamel and gold lustre design on exterior. Interior bowl has portrait of man (wearing earring) holding ball surrounded by halo of gold lustre polka dots. Calligraphy inside bowl.
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Title
Decorative Bowl
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
3.4 x 7.6 cm
Description
Hand-thrown, trimmed footed small bowl with elaborate floral enamel and gold lustre design on exterior. Interior bowl has portrait of man (wearing earring) holding ball surrounded by halo of gold lustre polka dots. Calligraphy inside bowl.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0260
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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0261
Description
Mushroom shaped bowl showing (underside) gills and curved stem. Outside bowl represents cap of mushroom. Interior glaze grey/beige. Exterior (cap) glaze mottled beige, brown, yellow. Was previously broken and repaired with lustre close to stem. Two other pieces along rim have been repaired and ther…
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Title
Decorative Bowl
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
2.8 x 9.1 cm
Description
Mushroom shaped bowl showing (underside) gills and curved stem. Outside bowl represents cap of mushroom. Interior glaze grey/beige. Exterior (cap) glaze mottled beige, brown, yellow. Was previously broken and repaired with lustre close to stem. Two other pieces along rim have been repaired and there is still a .8 x .5 cm. chip missing from same area.
Subject
households
decorative
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0261
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