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Date
1790
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1114 a-e
Description
(a) Long sleeved, off-shoulder, long dress. Fitted bodice has fine cotton pleated at shoulder and caught at centre bust. Sleeves are full with silk embroidery above elbow. Long full skirt is finely tucked at waist. Silk embroidery around skirt, same as on sleeves. Flowers with connected tendri…
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Title
Wedding Ensemble
Date
1790
Material
fibre
Description
(a) Long sleeved, off-shoulder, long dress. Fitted bodice has fine cotton pleated at shoulder and caught at centre bust. Sleeves are full with silk embroidery above elbow. Long full skirt is finely tucked at waist. Silk embroidery around skirt, same as on sleeves. Flowers with connected tendrils. Black hooks and eyes for closure at back. (b) Very fine square veil. All edges embroidered. (c) Embroidered belt. (d,e) very small satin shoes with long thin fabric laces. Sole is fine leather.
Subject
households
clothing
Emma Leehman Schaffer
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.05.1114 a-e
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Date
1792
Material
paper; wood; glass
Catalogue Number
105.02.0003
Description
A rectangular document on white paper beginning: “Know all men by these Presents ...” followed by handwriting stating the particulars of the sale, dated in Middlesex on December 29th, 1792 and signed by the Justice of the Peace. The contents state the agreement of a bill-of-sale between Asa Nurse …
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Title
Bill-Of-Sale
Date
1792
Material
paper; wood; glass
Dimensions
16.0; 25.2 (frame) x 20.0; 30.3 (frame) cm
Description
A rectangular document on white paper beginning: “Know all men by these Presents ...” followed by handwriting stating the particulars of the sale, dated in Middlesex on December 29th, 1792 and signed by the Justice of the Peace. The contents state the agreement of a bill-of-sale between Asa Nurse and Thomas Buckminster. The bill is framed in a wide plain mahogany veneer frame with mitred corners.
Subject
households
Asa Nurse
Thomas Buchminster
real estate
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
105.02.0003
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Date
1792
Material
wood; grass; metal
Catalogue Number
102.03.0091
Description
Sturdy chest, dovetailed corners, deep, fitted with hand-wrought hinges. Interior has small drawer and lidded shelf at one end top. Fitted with rope handles for carrying. Previously painted blue, remnants of stain on inside of lid and beside hardware. “Robert Procter . . . 1792” written in ink on …
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Title
Blanket Chest
Date
1792
Material
wood; grass; metal
Dimensions
48.3 x 48.5 x 124.3 cm
Description
Sturdy chest, dovetailed corners, deep, fitted with hand-wrought hinges. Interior has small drawer and lidded shelf at one end top. Fitted with rope handles for carrying. Previously painted blue, remnants of stain on inside of lid and beside hardware. “Robert Procter . . . 1792” written in ink on inside of lid.
Subject
households
furniture
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.03.0091
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Date
1796 – 1796
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Catalogue Number
107.02.0009
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on a loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a narrow double-stitched border with a floral band at the top followed by rows of letters of the alphabet separated by horizontal bars. Most of the letters are worked twice together through…
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Title
Sampler
Date
1796 – 1796
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Dimensions
15.0; 18.0 (frame) x 20.0; 22.5 (frame) cm
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on a loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a narrow double-stitched border with a floral band at the top followed by rows of letters of the alphabet separated by horizontal bars. Most of the letters are worked twice together through the alphabet repeating from A to D at the end, followed by another floral band as at the top, and then “Susanah Lehman November the 3 1796.” The sampler was originally framed in a simple brown wood frame with parallel line texture (wood grain?) and has a framer’s sticker on the back “The Royal Art Gallery” (Calgary, Alberta).
Subject
households
decorative
children
crafts
needlework
Susanah Lehman
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.02.0009
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Date
1799
Material
fibre; wood
Catalogue Number
107.02.1007 a-c
Description
Traditional sampler, 4.0 wide border is a line of stitching in pyramid shapes with flower baskets. At the top of inside border is the upper case alphabet, one line of small letters, other in bigger letters and two lines. In the centre is a picture of a white house to the left, a green picket f…
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Title
Embroidery Sampler
Date
1799
Material
fibre; wood
Dimensions
42.0 x 42.0 cm
Description
Traditional sampler, 4.0 wide border is a line of stitching in pyramid shapes with flower baskets. At the top of inside border is the upper case alphabet, one line of small letters, other in bigger letters and two lines. In the centre is a picture of a white house to the left, a green picket fence, two trees and to the right a two storey brown house. Below that is six lines of writing beginning "One Weeks Extremity May Teach Us ....." "Susan Lehman her work done In the ninth year Of Her Age (__ ?) 1799" * Someone numbered the labels as (a) and (b) and the sampler as (c). It is too fragile to change
Subject
households
furnishings
Susan Lehmann
Mary Schaffer Warren
hobbies
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
107.02.1007 a-c
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Date
1809 (attributed)
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
107.02.1005
Description
Traditional sampler, full frame of different styles of lettering and numbering. Top begins with four lines followed by double alphabet and numbers 1 to 7, four more alphabets with numbers are separated by different styles of decorative lines. Final alphabet is followed by A.M. Each alphabet h…
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Title
Embroidery Sampler
Date
1809 (attributed)
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
33.5 x 29.0 cm
Description
Traditional sampler, full frame of different styles of lettering and numbering. Top begins with four lines followed by double alphabet and numbers 1 to 7, four more alphabets with numbers are separated by different styles of decorative lines. Final alphabet is followed by A.M. Each alphabet has letter Z followed by ampersand and a small c. Below final alphabet is "Susan Lehman Her Work Done in the Ninth Year" At bottom of embroidery is a line with various animals and birds with a tree in the centre.
Subject
households
furnishings
Susan Lehman
Mary Schaffer Warren
needlework
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
107.02.1005
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Date
1812
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1188
Description
Cream coloured smock edged with simple lace along edges. Fern embroidery along bottom 1/4 of smock. Loose threads at neckline to secure.
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Title
Baby Smock
Date
1812
Material
fibre
Dimensions
46 x 90 cm
Description
Cream coloured smock edged with simple lace along edges. Fern embroidery along bottom 1/4 of smock. Loose threads at neckline to secure.
Subject
households
clothing
children
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Shelagh Nolan Lester, Calgary, 2005
Catalogue Number
103.05.1188
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Date
1821 – 1821
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
102.04.0100
Description
A handblown glass vase with a plain base flaring to a wide rim. The punty mark is visible on the bottom. The vase is etched on the outside with a floral design around the monogram “WEC 1821”.
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Title
Flower Vase
Date
1821 – 1821
Material
glass
Dimensions
15.0 x 12.2 x 12.2 cm
Description
A handblown glass vase with a plain base flaring to a wide rim. The punty mark is visible on the bottom. The vase is etched on the outside with a floral design around the monogram “WEC 1821”.
Subject
households
decorative
crafts
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0100
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Date
1822 – 1822
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Catalogue Number
107.02.0008
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a double-stitched border with stitched bars between each row of letters (A-Z) beginning with capital letters, followed by numerals from 1 to 10, then lower case letters (a-z), then numerals fr…
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Title
Sampler
Date
1822 – 1822
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Dimensions
19.0; 22.0 (frame) x 21.0; 23.5 (frame) cm
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a double-stitched border with stitched bars between each row of letters (A-Z) beginning with capital letters, followed by numerals from 1 to 10, then lower case letters (a-z), then numerals from 1 to 6, then large capital letters (A-F), and ending with “Serena Matilda Potts 1822.” The piece was originally framed in a simple brown wood frame with a parallel line (wood grain?) texture. The paper backing has “Serena Potts’ work born 1812” handwritten and a “Royal Picture Gallery” (Calgary, Alberta) framer’s sticker.
Subject
households
decorative
children
crafts
needlework
Serena M. Potts
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.02.0008
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Date
1832 – 1832
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
102.04.0244
Description
Hand thrown, trim-footed, jar with 2.6 cm. diameter neck. Wax resist applied (probably) before glazing, Dominant green calligraphy and miscellaneous objects in design with yellow, red, white, pale green and deep blue trim. Red-bordered label in E.S. Morse's writing says "China, age 1832" and number…
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Title
Vase
Date
1832 – 1832
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
8.9 x 9.0 cm
Description
Hand thrown, trim-footed, jar with 2.6 cm. diameter neck. Wax resist applied (probably) before glazing, Dominant green calligraphy and miscellaneous objects in design with yellow, red, white, pale green and deep blue trim. Red-bordered label in E.S. Morse's writing says "China, age 1832" and number resembling "707".
Subject
households
decorative
Chinese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0244
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