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Date
1830 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0079
Description
Traditional Japanese household medicine or spice cabinet, 17 drawers, each affixed with brass pull, arrayed in four rows, five drawers in top row, and four in each of lower three rows.
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Title
Medicine Cabinet
Date
1830 – 1900
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
23.3 x 8.1 x 32.0 cm
Description
Traditional Japanese household medicine or spice cabinet, 17 drawers, each affixed with brass pull, arrayed in four rows, five drawers in top row, and four in each of lower three rows.
Subject
households
furnishings
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0079
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Date
1835 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0086
Description
A long narrow netted grey silk evening bag with metallic beads laced in the netting. The beading becomes quite heavy at the bottom. The purse has a beaded tassel and a slit opening in the side with two angular metal rings that slip over the purse and secure its contents. Two Canadian ten cent co…
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Title
Purse
Date
1835 – 1905
Material
fibre, silk; metal
Dimensions
37.5 cm
Description
A long narrow netted grey silk evening bag with metallic beads laced in the netting. The beading becomes quite heavy at the bottom. The purse has a beaded tassel and a slit opening in the side with two angular metal rings that slip over the purse and secure its contents. Two Canadian ten cent coins dated 1911 and 1917 were found inside this purse.
Subject
households
social customs
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0086
Images
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Date
1885 – 1925
Material
fibre; glass; ivory
Catalogue Number
103.08.0360
Description
A purse of blue grey silk with ivory battens at drawstring closure, and embroidered beaded figures of man and woman dancing. Purse is essentially a square with a panel along the sides and bottom for width, with a stiff panel inserted at the bottom between lining and purse. Top draws closed with a s…
Title
Purse
Date
1885 – 1925
Material
fibre; glass; ivory
Dimensions
22.2 x 5.4 x 21.8 cm
Description
A purse of blue grey silk with ivory battens at drawstring closure, and embroidered beaded figures of man and woman dancing. Purse is essentially a square with a panel along the sides and bottom for width, with a stiff panel inserted at the bottom between lining and purse. Top draws closed with a silver metallic cord through a short ivory batten on the front and back causing the bag to form two pleats on either side. Ends of cord have red and grey beaded loop tassels. Bag lined front, back and bottom with pink silk. Figures beaded on front of purse depict woman in yellow dress and man in green trousers and pink jacket holding top hat while they are dancing.
Subject
households
hobbies
embroidery
figure
male
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0360
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