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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
1850 – 1880
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0126
Description
Japanese chest of dark, varnished wood with many drawers of various sizes, each carved with Japanese symbols painted red. Drawers have small brass ring pulls with small round backing plates. Drawers fit into box-like cubby holes. Fourteen drawers in all. Two sliding lid panels on top, cover compar…
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Title
Medicine Cabinet
Date
1850 – 1880
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
36.0 x 24.0 x 56.0 cm
Description
Japanese chest of dark, varnished wood with many drawers of various sizes, each carved with Japanese symbols painted red. Drawers have small brass ring pulls with small round backing plates. Drawers fit into box-like cubby holes. Fourteen drawers in all. Two sliding lid panels on top, cover compartments beneath. Contents of drawers and compartments see Source Document.
Subject
households
furniture
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0126
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Date
1975 – 1979
Material
fibre, synthetic
Catalogue Number
103.07.0120 a,b
Description
A pair of very thick, heavy, tan coloured commercially made mittens. Very elastic short, 3.0 cm cuff. Knitted all around with a series of fake cables with threads carried across on the inside to add to the thickness and warmth. Plain stockinette stitch thumb.
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Title
Mittens
Date
1975 – 1979
Material
fibre, synthetic
Dimensions
9.0 x 24.0 cm
Description
A pair of very thick, heavy, tan coloured commercially made mittens. Very elastic short, 3.0 cm cuff. Knitted all around with a series of fake cables with threads carried across on the inside to add to the thickness and warmth. Plain stockinette stitch thumb.
Subject
households
winter
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0120 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1975
Material
hair
Catalogue Number
103.07.0123 a,b
Description
One pair of knitted navy blue mittens with yellow, red and light blue pattern worked in. Hand knit, ladies size. Cuffs are very blue with a single row of small flower like figures around. Hands are evenly covered with the pattern which consists mainly of yellow diamond shapes on the back, and a twe…
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Title
Mittens
Date
1950 – 1975
Material
hair
Dimensions
9.0 x 22.5 cm
Description
One pair of knitted navy blue mittens with yellow, red and light blue pattern worked in. Hand knit, ladies size. Cuffs are very blue with a single row of small flower like figures around. Hands are evenly covered with the pattern which consists mainly of yellow diamond shapes on the back, and a tweed like pattern using all the colours on the palm. Tip of mittens and thumb is navy blue.
Subject
households
winter
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0123 a,b
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Date
1968 – 1975
Material
hair
Catalogue Number
103.07.0128 a,b
Description
Two pairs of different types of Inuit mittens. (a) blue wool duffle cloth cut in three pieces to shape and contour of the hand, and seamed with a feather stitch around sides of hand, across palm, and along sides of thumb following the edges of the cut pieces. Cuff flares slightly, and is edged with…
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Title
Mittens
Date
1968 – 1975
Material
hair
Dimensions
10.5 x 24.0 cm
Description
Two pairs of different types of Inuit mittens. (a) blue wool duffle cloth cut in three pieces to shape and contour of the hand, and seamed with a feather stitch around sides of hand, across palm, and along sides of thumb following the edges of the cut pieces. Cuff flares slightly, and is edged with a thick band of decorative white stitching. Embroidered simple red flower with green leaves on front of wrist. (b) grey sealskin , very wide, unfitted mittens cut from three pieces of skin in the same manner as (a). Skin on palm turned so that fur is inside and hide outside. Small cuff of darker fur, thumb is very wide and triangular.
Subject
households
winter
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0128 a,b
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Date
1830 – 1880
Material
hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.07.1032 a,b
Description
A pair brown of wool mittens, large hand-knitted, has loops on inside to provide extra wool as insulation, knitted on 4 needles in continuous rounds.
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Title
Mittens
Date
1830 – 1880
Material
hair, sheep
Description
A pair brown of wool mittens, large hand-knitted, has loops on inside to provide extra wool as insulation, knitted on 4 needles in continuous rounds.
Subject
households
clothing
winter
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.07.1032 a,b
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Date
1900 – 1930
Material
fibre, silk
Catalogue Number
103.08.0060
Description
A black silk drawstring bag with a brocaded pink and white floral pattern. The purse, lined with silk, has a silk tassel at each side of the top and closes with a black drawstring.
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Title
Purse
Date
1900 – 1930
Material
fibre, silk
Dimensions
20.0 x 26.0 cm
Description
A black silk drawstring bag with a brocaded pink and white floral pattern. The purse, lined with silk, has a silk tassel at each side of the top and closes with a black drawstring.
Subject
households
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0060
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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
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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
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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…
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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
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Date
1945 – 1960
Material
hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.08.0064
Description
A square, flat, bag of finely woven white wool with three vertical bands of red, orange and black worked in a simple geometric design. The bag has three tassels hanging from the bottom edge: orange on the left, yellow in the middle, and red on the right.
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Title
Purse
Date
1945 – 1960
Material
hair, sheep
Dimensions
20.0 x 28.5 cm
Description
A square, flat, bag of finely woven white wool with three vertical bands of red, orange and black worked in a simple geometric design. The bag has three tassels hanging from the bottom edge: orange on the left, yellow in the middle, and red on the right.
Subject
households
crafts
weaving
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0064
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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…
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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
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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…
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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
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