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Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
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Title
Armlet Jewelry
Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
32.5 cm
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
beadwork
crafts
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.04.1027
Description
Beige silk folding baby bonnet with nine wire loops covered in white silk. The bonnet has long narrow blue ribbon attached by saftey pins to white bows on each side.
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Title
Baby Bonnet
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre; metal
Description
Beige silk folding baby bonnet with nine wire loops covered in white silk. The bonnet has long narrow blue ribbon attached by saftey pins to white bows on each side.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
children
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.04.1027
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.1045 a-d
Description
Four baby bonnets: two plain, one embroidered, and one net.
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Title
Baby Bonnet
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
fibre
Description
Four baby bonnets: two plain, one embroidered, and one net.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
children
crafts
embroidery
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.04.1045 a-d
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0002
Description
A rectangular, flat, bag with a long fringe of soft leather along the bottom edge and a short leather thong handle at the top. The bag is very colourfully beaded with a medium blue background and a many-coloured design (yellow,orange, red and many shades of blue). There are light blue bands alon…
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Title
Bag
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
52.0 x 18.0 cm
Description
A rectangular, flat, bag with a long fringe of soft leather along the bottom edge and a short leather thong handle at the top. The bag is very colourfully beaded with a medium blue background and a many-coloured design (yellow,orange, red and many shades of blue). There are light blue bands along each side and a white band along the bottom. The bag has a pointed, beaded flap at the top that ties with a leather thong.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0002
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Date
c. 1900
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.1046
Description
White buckskin bag with beading. The bag has a frame with ties on top and sides with fringes on the bottom. Open floral design beadwork. Tag: R.NN 2.25
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Title
Bag
Date
c. 1900
Material
skin; glass
Description
White buckskin bag with beading. The bag has a frame with ties on top and sides with fringes on the bottom. Open floral design beadwork. Tag: R.NN 2.25
Subject
Indians
beadwork
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1046
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.04.0280
Description
Shallow brass dish with wide, flared rim which has a folded lip, simple design.
Title
Basin
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal
Dimensions
7.4 x 33.0 cm
Description
Shallow brass dish with wide, flared rim which has a folded lip, simple design.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0280
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Date
1890 – 1930
Material
fibre; skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.07.0002
Description
A beaded belt with a diamond pattern of light and dark turquoise beads worked on mustard cloth. The belt is fastened with thongs at one end that pass through a loop on the opposite end.
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Title
Belt
Date
1890 – 1930
Material
fibre; skin; glass
Dimensions
8.0 x 89.0 cm
Description
A beaded belt with a diamond pattern of light and dark turquoise beads worked on mustard cloth. The belt is fastened with thongs at one end that pass through a loop on the opposite end.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0002
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; metal; glass
Catalogue Number
103.07.0003
Description
A woman's beaded harness belt with a leather strap and buckle at opposite ends. The belt has a white border and three white squares with crosses of coloured beads separating patterned sections of blue, mustard, red and green beads.
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Title
Belt
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; metal; glass
Dimensions
5.5 x 89.0 cm
Description
A woman's beaded harness belt with a leather strap and buckle at opposite ends. The belt has a white border and three white squares with crosses of coloured beads separating patterned sections of blue, mustard, red and green beads.
Subject
Indians
American Peigan
Crow/Flathead
crafts
decorative
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0003
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
104.20.0111 a-e
Description
A set of five cone-shaped crystal stemmed liqueur glasses. Each glass is decorated with a band etched around the side with a Greek key design.
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Title
Beverage Set
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
glass
Dimensions
12.5 cm
Description
A set of five cone-shaped crystal stemmed liqueur glasses. Each glass is decorated with a band etched around the side with a Greek key design.
Subject
households
social customs
decorative
symbols
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0111 a-e
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
ceramic, bone china
Catalogue Number
104.20.0120
Description
A large serving bowl with a narrow base and a flaring rim. The bowl has a white background with a gold edge and a pattern of grapevines with green leaves outlined in gold and clusters of gold grapes. There are small patches of green fluted decoration at the rim. Single clusters of grapes and lea…
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Title
Bowl
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
ceramic, bone china
Dimensions
8.0 cm
Description
A large serving bowl with a narrow base and a flaring rim. The bowl has a white background with a gold edge and a pattern of grapevines with green leaves outlined in gold and clusters of gold grapes. There are small patches of green fluted decoration at the rim. Single clusters of grapes and leaves decorate the outside of the bowl. The bowl is marked with the number “1141”.
Subject
households
decorative
plants
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0120
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Date
1892 – 1892
Material
metal, silver
Catalogue Number
104.20.0122
Description
A small silver bowl with a rounded bottom that is decorated with a swirled design. There is a gadroon band around the neck which flares slightly at the lip. The bottom of the bowl has an inset British coin and is marked “old Sterling Silver London H.M. 1892”.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1892 – 1892
Material
metal, silver
Description
A small silver bowl with a rounded bottom that is decorated with a swirled design. There is a gadroon band around the neck which flares slightly at the lip. The bottom of the bowl has an inset British coin and is marked “old Sterling Silver London H.M. 1892”.
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0122
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Date
1890 – 1930
Material
horn
Catalogue Number
104.20.0220
Description
A shallow bowl, roughly traingular in shape, made from a piece of horn. The bowl is thicker at the bottom than on the sides and the edge is notched. The bowl is translucent and yellowish in colour with linear grain showing. The base of the bowl is marked “XAS ENN”.
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Title
Bowl
Date
1890 – 1930
Material
horn
Dimensions
6.0 x 11.7 x 17.0 cm
Description
A shallow bowl, roughly traingular in shape, made from a piece of horn. The bowl is thicker at the bottom than on the sides and the edge is notched. The bowl is translucent and yellowish in colour with linear grain showing. The base of the bowl is marked “XAS ENN”.
Subject
households
Indians, Plains
decorative
crafts
animals
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0220
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Date
1890 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.20.0588 a-l
Description
12 bowls, round bottomed. plain interior with ornate exterior incised designs which all vary slightly in details.(a-c) contain two figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration. (d-f) contain three figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration.(g…
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Title
Bowl Collection
Date
1890 – 1940
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.5 x 11.3 cm
Description
12 bowls, round bottomed. plain interior with ornate exterior incised designs which all vary slightly in details.(a-c) contain two figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration. (d-f) contain three figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration.(g,h) contain two figures, running or dancing with right leg forward, alternating with bird decoration. (i) contains four figures with alternating left and right hands raised. (j) contains four dancing figures, each alternating with single bird. (k)contains eight birds. (l) contains three dancing figures, both arms raised, alternating with bird decoration.
Subject
households
decorative
figure
dancing
animal
bird
Edith Morse Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0588 a-l
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal, copper
Catalogue Number
103.01.0017
Description
A set of six bracelets made of twisted copper wire.
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Title
Bracelet
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
metal, copper
Description
A set of six bracelets made of twisted copper wire.
Subject
Indians
trading
hunting
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0017
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0224 a,b
Description
Two separate large square box-like lacquered wood stands, graduated in size. Black lacquer covered with gold vine and leaf pattern. Red lacquered recessed platform at top. Short straight legs at each corner attached to square frame at base forming cut-out windows on each side. Floral motif at centr…
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Title
Bric-A-Brac Stand
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood
Dimensions
6.0 x 12.1 x 12.3 cm
Description
Two separate large square box-like lacquered wood stands, graduated in size. Black lacquer covered with gold vine and leaf pattern. Red lacquered recessed platform at top. Short straight legs at each corner attached to square frame at base forming cut-out windows on each side. Floral motif at centre of each side of platform with three long leaves spiralling to form round medallion. Top edges trimmed in gold.Paper labels on bases: “From Mrs. Russell Robb/ Concord/ Massachusetts”
Subject
households
decorative
Japanese
E.S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0224 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0225 a,b
Description
Two identical square box-like stands of black lacquered wood covered with gold vine and leaf pattern. Recessed platform of red lacquer at top, outward bowed legs at each corner attached to square frame at base forming shaped cut-out windows on each side. Floral motif at centre of each side of platf…
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Title
Bric-A-Brac Stand
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
wood
Dimensions
10.8 x 20.0 x 20.3 cm
Description
Two identical square box-like stands of black lacquered wood covered with gold vine and leaf pattern. Recessed platform of red lacquer at top, outward bowed legs at each corner attached to square frame at base forming shaped cut-out windows on each side. Floral motif at centre of each side of platform with three long leaves spiralling to form round medallion. Top edges trimmed in gold.
Subject
households
decorative
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0225 a,b
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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
1895 – 1915
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
109.02.1035
Description
Beaded and fringed bag with attached ties. Buckskin fringes ca 18.0 long, beaded all around panel 21.0 wide centre third of bag. White background with 3 different coloured diamond designs, each with different coloured petals each end. Top part white buckskin with light and dark blue beads along edg…
Title
Calumet Bag
Date
1895 – 1915
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
59.0 x 17.5 cm
Description
Beaded and fringed bag with attached ties. Buckskin fringes ca 18.0 long, beaded all around panel 21.0 wide centre third of bag. White background with 3 different coloured diamond designs, each with different coloured petals each end. Top part white buckskin with light and dark blue beads along edges, in a scalloped fashion. One piece thong stitched on to top. Ends flare out to ca 3.5 wide have red and blue beads along edge.
Subject
Indians
beadwork
ceremonial
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
109.02.1035
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
102.05.0069 a,b
Description
16-piece set included: four 31.8 cm. high weighted, circular based stands. Two branches, each extending from stand into a central candle holder from which two long, curved arms extend each to support a candle holder, two candle holder extenders, eight candle collars which fit into candle holders. T…
Title
Candelabra Set
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
metal
Dimensions
54.0 x 15.0 x 42.5 cm
Description
16-piece set included: four 31.8 cm. high weighted, circular based stands. Two branches, each extending from stand into a central candle holder from which two long, curved arms extend each to support a candle holder, two candle holder extenders, eight candle collars which fit into candle holders. Two decorative candle holder covers or caps. Traditional, ornate candelabra design. Most of above mentioned parts inter-changeable for height and display variation. Tulip shaped hallmark on base of one of two branches (other branch missing a base).
Subject
households
decorative
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.05.0069 a,b
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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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