Skip header and navigation

20 records – page 1 of 1.

Date
1920 – 1930
Material
skin; fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1056
Description
Small rectangular bag with long shoulder strap, embroidered, machine sewn. Front, back and flap one piece, 2 sewn-in gussets. Long 56.5x 2.0 shoulder strap. Lined with pink floral material,single snap closure. Embroidered design on front and flap. Front motif is a purple flower with orange centr…
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1930
Material
skin; fibre; metal
Dimensions
31.5 x 13.7 cm
Description
Small rectangular bag with long shoulder strap, embroidered, machine sewn. Front, back and flap one piece, 2 sewn-in gussets. Long 56.5x 2.0 shoulder strap. Lined with pink floral material,single snap closure. Embroidered design on front and flap. Front motif is a purple flower with orange centre, one pink bud, 2 green leaves, dark brown stems. On flap single 5-leaved red flower, one green leaf, brown stem.
Subject
Indians
costumes
needlework
Deer Lodge
souvenirs
Credit
Gift of Robert Crosby, Banff, 1985
Catalogue Number
103.08.1056
Images
Less detail
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.
  1 image  
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
Less detail
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…
  1 image  
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
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.
  1 image  
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.
  1 image  
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.
  1 image  
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.
  1 image  
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.
  1 image  
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
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
103.08.0063
Description
A pouch-shaped bag of white cotton with a drawstring at the neck. The bag is decorated with narrow bands of red, green and yellow embroidery following the shape of the bag, and with a pink tassel at the bottom. The bag’s drawstring is made of twisted pink and black threads, and has a green tasse…
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
16.0 x 32.0 cm
Description
A pouch-shaped bag of white cotton with a drawstring at the neck. The bag is decorated with narrow bands of red, green and yellow embroidery following the shape of the bag, and with a pink tassel at the bottom. The bag’s drawstring is made of twisted pink and black threads, and has a green tassel at each end.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0063
Images
Less detail
Date
1910 – 1930
Material
(a) fibre, cotton; (b) skin
Catalogue Number
103.08.0065 a,b
Description
A purse that has a small change purse inside. The purse (a) is a black polished cotton clutch purse covered with crewel work flowers of vibrant reds, blues, pinks, yellows and white. The purse has a small loop handle. The change purse (b) is a small leather coin purse with a white Scottie dog o…
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1910 – 1930
Material
(a) fibre, cotton; (b) skin
Dimensions
14.5 (a); 5.0 (b) x 22.5 (a); 7.5 (b) cm
Description
A purse that has a small change purse inside. The purse (a) is a black polished cotton clutch purse covered with crewel work flowers of vibrant reds, blues, pinks, yellows and white. The purse has a small loop handle. The change purse (b) is a small leather coin purse with a white Scottie dog on the flap.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0065 a,b
Images
Less detail
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
fibre, plant; fibre, raffia
Catalogue Number
103.08.0066
Description
A circular handbag formed from two woven disks of natural straw that have been sewn together along the outer edge with green and red raffia. The bag is decorated with groups of red, orange and purple flowers with green leaves, each group spaced evenly around the bag. The bag has a single braided s…
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1955
Material
fibre, plant; fibre, raffia
Description
A circular handbag formed from two woven disks of natural straw that have been sewn together along the outer edge with green and red raffia. The bag is decorated with groups of red, orange and purple flowers with green leaves, each group spaced evenly around the bag. The bag has a single braided straw handle.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0066
Images
Less detail
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
hair, sheep; fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.08.0072
Description
A square beige bag with a diagonal striped pattern of red alternating with black. There are very heavy red silk tassels at each of the bag’s upper corners.
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
hair, sheep; fibre, silk
Dimensions
14.0 x 13.5 cm
Description
A square beige bag with a diagonal striped pattern of red alternating with black. There are very heavy red silk tassels at each of the bag’s upper corners.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0072
Images
Less detail
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
fibre; hair, sheep; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0073
Description
A very wide, very short, black leather purse with canvas sides that fastens with a zipper. The purse has a carrying strap that attaches at each side of the purse through metal rings. The canvas sides are decorated with a garden of embroidered flowers worked in wool.
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
fibre; hair, sheep; skin; metal
Dimensions
15.0 x 40.5 cm
Description
A very wide, very short, black leather purse with canvas sides that fastens with a zipper. The purse has a carrying strap that attaches at each side of the purse through metal rings. The canvas sides are decorated with a garden of embroidered flowers worked in wool.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0073
Images
Less detail
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
fibre, hemp
Catalogue Number
103.08.0075 a,b
Description
A hemp purse (a) and a matching change purse (b). The very finely woven square hemp purse is natural coloured, and has turquoise binding along both sides and turquoise wrapping along top edges and the handles. The purse is decorated with three turquoise flowers placed vertically along the front r…
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
fibre, hemp
Dimensions
21.5 (a);7.5 (b) x 31.0 (a); 10.0 (b) cm
Description
A hemp purse (a) and a matching change purse (b). The very finely woven square hemp purse is natural coloured, and has turquoise binding along both sides and turquoise wrapping along top edges and the handles. The purse is decorated with three turquoise flowers placed vertically along the front right side. The matching coin purse is fastened with a turquoise hemp button pushed through a loop. Inside the purse is a tag reading “100% natural hemp, Phillipines handwoven, Sarte Lagaspi, Phillipines”.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
tourism
souvenirs
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0075 a,b
Images
Less detail
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
fibre; hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.08.0076
Description
A natural coloured canvas bag with a black wool design of vertical bands in tight loops forming a crenelated pattern at the top and bottom of each band. The purse has a horizontal seam that shows where two pieces of canvas are joined. The bag is fastened with a short black string tie.
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
fibre; hair, sheep
Dimensions
24.0 x 32.0 cm
Description
A natural coloured canvas bag with a black wool design of vertical bands in tight loops forming a crenelated pattern at the top and bottom of each band. The purse has a horizontal seam that shows where two pieces of canvas are joined. The bag is fastened with a short black string tie.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0076
Images
Less detail
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
grass; fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.08.0077
Description
A woven grass pouch-shaped, silk lined, purse with a covered ring at the top where a braided handle is attached. The purse is decorated with a single grass flower with felt leaves that is attached at the left side of the front.
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
grass; fibre, silk
Dimensions
17.5 x 23.0 cm
Description
A woven grass pouch-shaped, silk lined, purse with a covered ring at the top where a braided handle is attached. The purse is decorated with a single grass flower with felt leaves that is attached at the left side of the front.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0077
Images
Less detail
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre, rayon; wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0078
Description
A black cotton bag embroidered with white and brown flowers between geometrically patterned vertical stripes. A pair of wooden bars at the bag’s opening supports a rayon lining and two fabric covered cord handles.
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
fibre, cotton; fibre, rayon; wood
Dimensions
27.0 x 36.0 cm
Description
A black cotton bag embroidered with white and brown flowers between geometrically patterned vertical stripes. A pair of wooden bars at the bag’s opening supports a rayon lining and two fabric covered cord handles.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0078
Images
Less detail
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.08.0143
Description
A small, flat, red silk purse with curved sides and single pink and white peony applique on the front. The purse has a green and a red silk tassel that hang from each side, and a silk loop at the top.
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre, silk
Dimensions
12.0 x 8.3 cm
Description
A small, flat, red silk purse with curved sides and single pink and white peony applique on the front. The purse has a green and a red silk tassel that hang from each side, and a silk loop at the top.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0143
Images
Less detail
Date
1970
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.3009
Description
Thick leather fold-over purse decorated with four rows of brass tacks curved arond a cross at the centre of the top flap. Back of purse has a 2.5 cm wide leather strap for slipping belt through. Tag printed with “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” with a teepee and symbols. Th…
  1 image  
Title
Purse
Date
1970
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
11.0 x 14.5 cm
Description
Thick leather fold-over purse decorated with four rows of brass tacks curved arond a cross at the centre of the top flap. Back of purse has a 2.5 cm wide leather strap for slipping belt through. Tag printed with “ALBERTA STONEY INDIAN HAND CRAFTS MORLEY - ALBERTA” with a teepee and symbols. The reverse of the tag has CRW's writing: "Purse for belt belonged to Edwin Dixons mother - Belt he wore & is worn out Mina Lefthand - blind since he was 7."
Subject
Indians, Stoney
crafts
leatherwork
Edwin Dixon
Mina Lefthand
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.3009
Images
Less detail
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…
  1 image  
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
Images
Less detail

20 records – page 1 of 1.

Back to Top