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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 – 1939
Material
metal; paper
Catalogue Number
104.45.1006
Description
A flat rectangular box with a label on top. The label features a woman in profile and “Puritan” in fancy lettering over the drawing of a pin. The label is also marked “Dressmakers’ Pins FINEST BRASS PINS MANUFACTURED BY THE AMERICAN PIN CO., WATERBUTY, CONN., U.S.A.” The box is filled with st…
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Title
Straight Pin
Date
1890 – 1939
Material
metal; paper
Description
A flat rectangular box with a label on top. The label features a woman in profile and “Puritan” in fancy lettering over the drawing of a pin. The label is also marked “Dressmakers’ Pins FINEST BRASS PINS MANUFACTURED BY THE AMERICAN PIN CO., WATERBUTY, CONN., U.S.A.” The box is filled with straight pins.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
sewing
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
104.45.1006
Images
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