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Date
1890 – 1939
Material
metal; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.1105
Description
Evening bag with shaped metal opening. Metal is silver plated with elaborately embossed design of roses and cherubs. The bag has a cross over snap closure and a silver linked chain carrying handle. The bag is made of black beads witha colourful design on both sides of a peacock sitting on a bran…
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Title
Purse
Date
1890 – 1939
Material
metal; glass; fibre
Description
Evening bag with shaped metal opening. Metal is silver plated with elaborately embossed design of roses and cherubs. The bag has a cross over snap closure and a silver linked chain carrying handle. The bag is made of black beads witha colourful design on both sides of a peacock sitting on a branch. Looped strands of black beads hang from the bottom edge.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
birds
needlework
beadwork
crafts
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1105
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
skin, moose
Catalogue Number
103.08.0001
Description
A rectangular flat bag of moosehide with a long moosehide fringe and a handle formed from two strips of moosehide tied together. The front of the bag is entirely beaded, with a background of turquoise patterned with red diagonal stripes in a row along each side and a column of red pyramids up the…
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Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
skin, moose
Dimensions
10.0 x 35.0 cm
Description
A rectangular flat bag of moosehide with a long moosehide fringe and a handle formed from two strips of moosehide tied together. The front of the bag is entirely beaded, with a background of turquoise patterned with red diagonal stripes in a row along each side and a column of red pyramids up the centre.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
children
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0001
Images
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Date
1880 – 1890
Material
skin, moose; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0004
Description
A small curved bottom flat belt bag with a flap the same size and shape as the bag. The flap is fastened with a leather thong and is completely beaded with a green background and a series of small checks surmounted by an upside down triangle containing a cross (design of pink, yellow and red bead…
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Title
Purse
Date
1880 – 1890
Material
skin, moose; glass
Dimensions
10.0 x 14.5 cm
Description
A small curved bottom flat belt bag with a flap the same size and shape as the bag. The flap is fastened with a leather thong and is completely beaded with a green background and a series of small checks surmounted by an upside down triangle containing a cross (design of pink, yellow and red beads).
Subject
Indians, Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0004
Images
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Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; fibre; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0006
Description
A flat rectangular purse with a long fringe along the bottom edge. The bag’s opening fastens with a thong which ties through two holes. The front of the purse is defined with an outline of beads, the inside of which is filled with vertical rows of beads forming a horizontal design of three diamon…
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Title
Purse
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin; fibre; glass
Dimensions
12.5 x 32.0 cm
Description
A flat rectangular purse with a long fringe along the bottom edge. The bag’s opening fastens with a thong which ties through two holes. The front of the purse is defined with an outline of beads, the inside of which is filled with vertical rows of beads forming a horizontal design of three diamonds at the top and at the bottom.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
Blackfoot, Siksika
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0006
Images
Less detail
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin, deer; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0008
Description
A curved bottom flat purse with a long deerskin finge around the sides and bottom, and a handle made of two deerskin thongs tied together at the middle. Both sides of the purse are completely beaded with bands of red and blues which follow the contour of the purse's shape.
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Title
Purse
Date
1890 – 1910
Material
skin, deer; glass
Dimensions
9.0 x 9.5; 8.0 (fringe) cm
Description
A curved bottom flat purse with a long deerskin finge around the sides and bottom, and a handle made of two deerskin thongs tied together at the middle. Both sides of the purse are completely beaded with bands of red and blues which follow the contour of the purse's shape.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
children
clothing
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0008
Images
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Date
1885 – 1910
Material
skin, caribou; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0011
Description
A purse made of a soft caribou hide pouch topped with black velvet. The hide is embroidered in silk with a bouquet of flowers and an inscription “Mrs. J. Brewster” and “Winnipeg Man”.
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Title
Purse
Date
1885 – 1910
Material
skin, caribou; fibre
Dimensions
16.0 x 29.0 cm
Description
A purse made of a soft caribou hide pouch topped with black velvet. The hide is embroidered in silk with a bouquet of flowers and an inscription “Mrs. J. Brewster” and “Winnipeg Man”.
Subject
Indians, Cree
decorative
crafts
embroidery
Isabella Brewster
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0011
Images
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Date
1920 – 1950
Material
skin, deer
Catalogue Number
103.08.0013
Description
A small, rounded flat deerskin pouch with a thong at the neck used to close the pouch. The bag has a fringe of beads along all of its edges and is decorated in the centre with a large circle of beads with five diamond shapes around a smaller inner circle. There is also beadwork at the end of the…
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Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
skin, deer
Dimensions
11.0 x 16.5 cm
Description
A small, rounded flat deerskin pouch with a thong at the neck used to close the pouch. The bag has a fringe of beads along all of its edges and is decorated in the centre with a large circle of beads with five diamond shapes around a smaller inner circle. There is also beadwork at the end of the fastening thong with three beaded loops.
Subject
Indians
Southern Plains
Oklahoma Territory
Pan Indian
Kiowa
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0013
Images
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Date
1940 – 1950
Material
skin, deer; skin, muskrat; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0014
Description
A deerskin pouch with a drawstring thong closing. The lower 2/3 of the pouch is covered with muskrat fur. The bag has a fringe along the upper edge of the fur and along the bottom edge of the pouch with longer fringe at the corners. There are beads edging the mouth of the pouch and along the to…
Title
Purse
Date
1940 – 1950
Material
skin, deer; skin, muskrat; fibre
Dimensions
15.0 (approximately) x 23.0 (approximately) cm
Description
A deerskin pouch with a drawstring thong closing. The lower 2/3 of the pouch is covered with muskrat fur. The bag has a fringe along the upper edge of the fur and along the bottom edge of the pouch with longer fringe at the corners. There are beads edging the mouth of the pouch and along the top of the upper fringe. The bag is lined with a printed fabric.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0014
Less detail
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.08.0015
Description
A curved bottom flat pouch with a small 'tail' hanging from the bottom edge, and two short handles made of a string of beads. The pouch is entirely covered with beadwork of blue, yellow, dark blue and red beads with a cross of white beads on the front.
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Title
Purse
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
11.0 x 22.0 cm
Description
A curved bottom flat pouch with a small 'tail' hanging from the bottom edge, and two short handles made of a string of beads. The pouch is entirely covered with beadwork of blue, yellow, dark blue and red beads with a cross of white beads on the front.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0015
Images
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Date
1920 – 1930
Material
skin, deer; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0017
Description
A long narrow bag made of deerskin which is cinched in the middle allowing either end to hang down and hold items. Both ends of the bag are fringed and have beadwork forming three spikey white leaves outlined in red with small red flowers. The bag is lined with sheer aqua coloured rayon or nylon,…
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Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1930
Material
skin, deer; fibre
Dimensions
13.0 x 49.0 cm
Description
A long narrow bag made of deerskin which is cinched in the middle allowing either end to hang down and hold items. Both ends of the bag are fringed and have beadwork forming three spikey white leaves outlined in red with small red flowers. The bag is lined with sheer aqua coloured rayon or nylon, and has two leather covered rings that push down to secure the bag’s contents.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0017
Images
Less detail
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
skin
Catalogue Number
103.08.0020
Description
A hide pouch with a small flap and long fringe around each side and along the bottom. The bag is decorated with green and white beads along the top edge, and a green and white beadwork diamond shape on the front.
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Title
Purse
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
skin
Dimensions
14.0 x 20.0 cm
Description
A hide pouch with a small flap and long fringe around each side and along the bottom. The bag is decorated with green and white beads along the top edge, and a green and white beadwork diamond shape on the front.
Subject
Indians, Stoney
souvenirs
tourism
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0020
Images
Less detail
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
103.08.0039
Description
A pouch shaped black cotton drawstring bag with a single tassel hanging from the bottom edge. The bag is decorated with a wide white cotton band with white flowers that runs horizontally around the centre of the bag and, in turn, is bordered by narrower white bands.
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Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
14.0 x 31.5 cm
Description
A pouch shaped black cotton drawstring bag with a single tassel hanging from the bottom edge. The bag is decorated with a wide white cotton band with white flowers that runs horizontally around the centre of the bag and, in turn, is bordered by narrower white bands.
Subject
households
crafts
neddlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0039
Images
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Date
1920 – 1935
Material
fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.08.0040 a,b
Description
Two matching small gold silk drawstring purses whose drawstrings are tied together. Each purse has delicate purple and blue flowers embroidered with silk and metallic thread, and two long red silk tassels hanging from the top of either side. Both purses are padded.
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Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1935
Material
fibre, silk
Dimensions
2.0 x 7.0 x 7.0 cm
Description
Two matching small gold silk drawstring purses whose drawstrings are tied together. Each purse has delicate purple and blue flowers embroidered with silk and metallic thread, and two long red silk tassels hanging from the top of either side. Both purses are padded.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0040 a,b
Images
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Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.08.0044
Description
A navy blue square silk bag which attaches to two hoop handles which have been wrapped with navy blue thread. The bag is decorated with a delicate scene of butterflies hovering over flowers and grass blades that has been embroidered with pink, brown, white and green silk thread and embellished wit…
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Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre, silk
Dimensions
30.0 x 35.0 cm
Description
A navy blue square silk bag which attaches to two hoop handles which have been wrapped with navy blue thread. The bag is decorated with a delicate scene of butterflies hovering over flowers and grass blades that has been embroidered with pink, brown, white and green silk thread and embellished with beads.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0044
Images
Less detail
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
skin
Catalogue Number
103.08.0052
Description
A small red stained leather purse with a flap that fastens with a leather thong. The bag is finished with a natural leather hand-stitched binding, and decorated with an embossed circular design with blue stained centres.
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Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
skin
Dimensions
9.0 x 8.0 cm
Description
A small red stained leather purse with a flap that fastens with a leather thong. The bag is finished with a natural leather hand-stitched binding, and decorated with an embossed circular design with blue stained centres.
Subject
households
crafts
tooling
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0052
Images
Less detail
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0054
Description
A crocheted brown cord sack-shaped bag with three horizontal openwork bands. There is a short fringe around the sides, the bottom, and also along the shaped top. The bag is fastened with a button, and has one tassel at the top.
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Title
Purse
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
fibre
Dimensions
14.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
A crocheted brown cord sack-shaped bag with three horizontal openwork bands. There is a short fringe around the sides, the bottom, and also along the shaped top. The bag is fastened with a button, and has one tassel at the top.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0054
Images
Less detail
Date
1930 – 1945
Material
hair, sheep; fibre; wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0057 a,b
Description
A handbag (a) and matching change purse (b). The navy blue wool handbag has carved wooden handles, a satin lining, and a red and white monogram “ P.B.M.” worked in cross stitch. The change purse, found inside the purse, is also made of navy blue wool and has a pointed flap.
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Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1945
Material
hair, sheep; fibre; wood
Dimensions
23.5 (a); 6.0 (b) x 27.0 (a); 9.5 (b) cm
Description
A handbag (a) and matching change purse (b). The navy blue wool handbag has carved wooden handles, a satin lining, and a red and white monogram “ P.B.M.” worked in cross stitch. The change purse, found inside the purse, is also made of navy blue wool and has a pointed flap.
Subject
households
Pearl Moore
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0057 a,b
Images
Less detail
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre, cotton; wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0058
Description
A white cotton handbag decorated with red and green animals worked in cross stitch. The bag has a wooden frame at the opening, and two short handles of the same material as the bag.
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Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
fibre, cotton; wood
Dimensions
38.5 x 41.0 cm
Description
A white cotton handbag decorated with red and green animals worked in cross stitch. The bag has a wooden frame at the opening, and two short handles of the same material as the bag.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0058
Images
Less detail
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.08.0061
Description
A flat, rectangular, bag of white and black wool with red vertical zig-zag bands. The bag has three beaded tassels hanging from the bottom edge, and two knitted multicoloured dolls hanging from the bag’s long red handle.
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Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
hair, sheep
Dimensions
18.5 x 14.5 cm
Description
A flat, rectangular, bag of white and black wool with red vertical zig-zag bands. The bag has three beaded tassels hanging from the bottom edge, and two knitted multicoloured dolls hanging from the bag’s long red handle.
Subject
households
crafts
beadwork
needlework
weaving
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0061
Images
Less detail
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.08.0062
Description
A rectangular, flat, red wool bag with pink, orange, yellow, green and white narrow stripes between three vertical red and white patterned bands. The purse has a green tassel at each of the bottom corners and a pink tassel at the middle of each side and the bottom.
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Title
Purse
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
hair, sheep
Dimensions
15.0 x 19.5 cm
Description
A rectangular, flat, red wool bag with pink, orange, yellow, green and white narrow stripes between three vertical red and white patterned bands. The purse has a green tassel at each of the bottom corners and a pink tassel at the middle of each side and the bottom.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0062
Images
Less detail

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