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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
102.05.1019 a-e
Description
Round blown glass alcohol lamp with lid (a,b). Three triangular metal pieces with round holders, may be for candles as there is dripped wax on them (c,d,e).
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Title
Alcohol Lamp
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; metal
Dimensions
12.5 x 8.5 cm
Description
Round blown glass alcohol lamp with lid (a,b). Three triangular metal pieces with round holders, may be for candles as there is dripped wax on them (c,d,e).
Subject
photography
Vaux family
camping
Credit
Gift of Molly Vaux, New York, USA, 1999
Catalogue Number
102.05.1019 a-e
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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
Description
A pendant made from a piece of buckskin cut out in the shape of a man standing, and completely beaded to define facial features and clothing. The figure has a green face with square blue eyes and is outlined in pink with irregular edging of white beads. The figure is depicted as wearing a blue an…
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Title
Amulet
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
5.7 x 12.0 cm
Description
A pendant made from a piece of buckskin cut out in the shape of a man standing, and completely beaded to define facial features and clothing. The figure has a green face with square blue eyes and is outlined in pink with irregular edging of white beads. The figure is depicted as wearing a blue and red horizontally striped shirt, and green leggings. The whole body is edged with the same white beading as surrounds the face. A small piece of buckskin thong attached behind the neck is tied in a loop.
Subject
households
personal
Indians
ceremonial
beadwork
crafts
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
107.01.0014
Description
A painted casting (brass?) of a pug dog with its hind end in the air and shoulders and forelegs on the ground. The dog is grey with a black muzzle and ears, has a curly tail, and is wearing a narrow brown collar.
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Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
metal
Dimensions
11.0 (approx.) cm
Description
A painted casting (brass?) of a pug dog with its hind end in the air and shoulders and forelegs on the ground. The dog is grey with a black muzzle and ears, has a curly tail, and is wearing a narrow brown collar.
Subject
households
collectables
animals, dogs
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0014
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; metal; glass; metal
Catalogue Number
108.05.0003
Description
A very true replica of a Jersey milk cow with tan and white coloured suede stretched over the carved wooden shape of a cow. The cow has wooden hooves and teats on the udder, with glass eyes, and hair at the end of the tail. The cow has a leather collar with a small round cowbell. The cow moos wh…
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Title
Animal Toy
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; metal; glass; metal
Dimensions
17.5 x 8.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
A very true replica of a Jersey milk cow with tan and white coloured suede stretched over the carved wooden shape of a cow. The cow has wooden hooves and teats on the udder, with glass eyes, and hair at the end of the tail. The cow has a leather collar with a small round cowbell. The cow moos when its head is turned.
Subject
industries, farming
toys
children
animals, cow
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.05.0003
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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
1898 – 1902
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.09.0029
Description
An orange felt cut-out of the letters "P", "T", and "C".
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Title
Athletic Patch
Date
1898 – 1902
Material
fibre
Dimensions
11.5 (approximately) x 10.5 (approximately) cm
Description
An orange felt cut-out of the letters "P", "T", and "C".
Subject
sports
education
Princeton University
insignia
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0029
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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
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 – 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
1890 – 1920
Material
bone, monkey; metal, brass; hair, horse; grass, bamboo; rattan
Catalogue Number
104.48.0002 a,b
Description
A Chinese gold scale (a) and case (b). a) A scale with a long thin rod made from gibbon bone with a scale marked along its length with small dots. A brass pan is suspended by a black thread through a hole at the blunt end of the rod. There is a single thread at 9.5 cm from the blunt end that acts…
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Title
Balance Scale
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
bone, monkey; metal, brass; hair, horse; grass, bamboo; rattan
Dimensions
a) .5 (pan x b) 6.6 x a) 32 (bea cm
Description
A Chinese gold scale (a) and case (b). a) A scale with a long thin rod made from gibbon bone with a scale marked along its length with small dots. A brass pan is suspended by a black thread through a hole at the blunt end of the rod. There is a single thread at 9.5 cm from the blunt end that acts as a fulcrum to hang the rod. b) A violin-shaped case made of carved bamboo that is hinged with brass at the end of the stem. A braided rattan ring slides down the stem to secure it when closed. There are carved areas insidethe case to fit the pan, rod and weight. The case is marked with a symbol carved into the outside. There is also a red and white paper inside with Chinese characters and “Ex.B Harry Sam” handwritten.
Subject
households
currency
Philip Moore
law
mining
trade
F.O. “Pat” Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.48.0002 a,b
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Date
1898 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.09.0024
Description
A collection of eight silk ribbon sashes: a) A ribbon, 61.0 cm long, with blue and purple stripes, knotted at one end, with a metal fastener. b) A ribbon, 64.5 cm long, with black and orange stripes with the numbers '02' embroidered in orange. This ribbon is knotted one end.c) A strip of ribbon, 5…
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Title
Bandolier
Date
1898 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk
Dimensions
5.0 cm
Description
A collection of eight silk ribbon sashes: a) A ribbon, 61.0 cm long, with blue and purple stripes, knotted at one end, with a metal fastener. b) A ribbon, 64.5 cm long, with black and orange stripes with the numbers '02' embroidered in orange. This ribbon is knotted one end.c) A strip of ribbon, 52.0 cm long, that is half orange, and half black.d) A ribbon, 64.5 cm long, with green with yellow stripes. It is knotted at one end and has a metal buckle.e) A ribbon, 62.5 cm long, that is red with black stripes. It is knotted at one end and has a metal buckle.f) A ribbon, 67.0 cm long, with black and orange stripes and the numbers '02' embroidered in orange. The ribbon is knotted at one end and is very similay to 103.09.0024b. g) A ribbon, 62.5 cm long, that is dark blue with yellow, red and green stripes. This ribbon is knotted at one end. h) A strip of ribbon, 33.0 cm long, that is half orange and half black. This strip of ribbon has been tied into a large bow. 103.09.0024c may be a remnant from this bow.Ribbons 103.09.0024b and 103.09.0024f are each labeled “The Wick Adjustable Fancy Band, Phila. All Rights Reserved”.
Subject
education
sports
awards
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0024
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Date
1890 – 1905
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
108.05.1001
Description
Iron barn with kicking mule hammer. Painted red cast iron barn, open lattice work on side, windows and all of back to suggest doors and windows. Lower parts look like lumber, front third on both sides, open dormer windows. Mule is cast in 2 pieces, front feet hinged to spring. Inside barn shows…
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Title
Bank
Date
1890 – 1905
Material
metal
Dimensions
14.0 x 8.5 x 16.7 cm
Description
Iron barn with kicking mule hammer. Painted red cast iron barn, open lattice work on side, windows and all of back to suggest doors and windows. Lower parts look like lumber, front third on both sides, open dormer windows. Mule is cast in 2 pieces, front feet hinged to spring. Inside barn shows a door and loft. Lattice work on both sides of door, base screwed on to barn, small circle cut outs.
Subject
households
children
Helen Brett
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Tabuteau, Banff, 1966
Catalogue Number
108.05.1001
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Date
1890 – 1950
Material
glass; metal
Catalogue Number
104.30.1003
Description
Small pocket watch-style barometer marked “RAIN CHANGE FAIR COMPENSATED SHORT & MASON LTD LONDON.” The round gauge is marked for elevation as well as pressure and can also be used as an altimeter.
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Title
Barometer
Date
1890 – 1950
Material
glass; metal
Description
Small pocket watch-style barometer marked “RAIN CHANGE FAIR COMPENSATED SHORT & MASON LTD LONDON.” The round gauge is marked for elevation as well as pressure and can also be used as an altimeter.
Subject
sports
climbing
Alpine Club of Canada
Credit
Gift of Jean L. Macqueen, Victoria, 1988
Catalogue Number
104.30.1003
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
fibre; bark
Catalogue Number
102.04.1016 a,b
Description
Woven storage basket with lid, (a) lid: 57.0 x 4.0 x 31.5, twining approximately 2.0 cm wide, light coloured with red brown and black bark overlayed on twining in four step design lines, (b) basket: 64.0 x 37.0 x 30.0. Sides twining approximately 1.5 cm wide, 4 layered and coloured (red/brown/bla…
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Title
Basket
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
fibre; bark
Description
Woven storage basket with lid, (a) lid: 57.0 x 4.0 x 31.5, twining approximately 2.0 cm wide, light coloured with red brown and black bark overlayed on twining in four step design lines, (b) basket: 64.0 x 37.0 x 30.0. Sides twining approximately 1.5 cm wide, 4 layered and coloured (red/brown/black/white) continuous "V" design, half diamond design from top edge, same colours
Subject
Indians
households
Credit
Gift of Iva (Mrs. Len) Smith, 1976
Catalogue Number
102.04.1016 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.07.0064
Description
A completely beaded belt on canvas with red plaid cotton lining. Square buckskin flap at one end with thongs through flap, and narrow buckskin piece at other end folded over to hold single thong tied in loop for fastening, and short thongs at each corner white background with bright orange double d…
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Title
Beaded Belt
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin; fibre
Dimensions
8.7 x 91.0 cm
Description
A completely beaded belt on canvas with red plaid cotton lining. Square buckskin flap at one end with thongs through flap, and narrow buckskin piece at other end folded over to hold single thong tied in loop for fastening, and short thongs at each corner white background with bright orange double diamonds outlined in green then blue, each separated by a stepped diamond of the same colours, small looped edging of white beads.
Subject
Indians
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0064
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.07.3001
Description
Fully beaded belt on harness leather, edged with pink beads. Light blue background with three designs of four red diamonds with red and blue inside. Buckskin thongs on ends.
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Title
Beaded Belt
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
glass; skin
Dimensions
6.5 x 92.0 cm
Description
Fully beaded belt on harness leather, edged with pink beads. Light blue background with three designs of four red diamonds with red and blue inside. Buckskin thongs on ends.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
beadwork
costumes
crafts
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.3001
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
fibre, cotton; glass
Catalogue Number
103.07.1068
Description
Narrow collar covered with round pearl-like beads, two daisy shapes on each side of front closure formed by elongated beads surrounded by tiny brown tubular beads, metal hook and eye closure, lining is cream sateen
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Title
Beaded Collar
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
fibre, cotton; glass
Dimensions
3.5 x 37.5 cm
Description
Narrow collar covered with round pearl-like beads, two daisy shapes on each side of front closure formed by elongated beads surrounded by tiny brown tubular beads, metal hook and eye closure, lining is cream sateen
Subject
households
clothing
Annie White
Credit
Gift of Clifford J. White, Victoria, 1994
Catalogue Number
103.07.1068
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
glass; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1061
Description
Beads strung on heavy cotton thread in diamond shapes, no backing, dominant colour light blue in main body with bands of dark blue and amber in rows across. "T" opening for neck outlined with very pale blue beads, rawhide strips sewn onto top front opening with rawhide strip 34.0 long laced throu…
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Title
Beaded Collar
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
glass; metal; fibre
Dimensions
44.0 x 72.0 cm
Description
Beads strung on heavy cotton thread in diamond shapes, no backing, dominant colour light blue in main body with bands of dark blue and amber in rows across. "T" opening for neck outlined with very pale blue beads, rawhide strips sewn onto top front opening with rawhide strip 34.0 long laced through for tie. Two pieces of string tied 3.0 from opening on shoulder to hold together when worn. Another band of beads at centre front and back 45.0 x 6.0 with 2 bands of light mauve beads, attached to bottom are 2 strings of short tube beads, dark blue on ends, others amber, each with a small brass bell at the bottom, some bells missing. Edges bound with cotton with narrow rawhide ties under arms.
Subject
households
clothing
Indians
Native
Indigenous, Sarcee, Tsuut’ina
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.05.1061
Images
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.05.1132
Description
Back of vest is a simply cut piece of buckskin, attached at shoulders to beaded covered canvas. Background is solid white. Five leaves, green with red lines and a pink and black core is the base for a long stemmed red and black flower and two yellow and black flowers. Above this is a six-pointed f…
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Title
Beaded Vest
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
45.0 x 64.0 cm
Description
Back of vest is a simply cut piece of buckskin, attached at shoulders to beaded covered canvas. Background is solid white. Five leaves, green with red lines and a pink and black core is the base for a long stemmed red and black flower and two yellow and black flowers. Above this is a six-pointed flower, pink with blue. Both sides of the vest are identical.
Subject
clothing
Indians
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Oswald Treutler, Banff, 1994
Catalogue Number
103.05.1132
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