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Date
1940 – 1941
Material
hair; fibre; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.04.0059
Description
A very dark navy blue wool Calgary Highlander cap with red checked band. Cap has straight sides that slope backwards, a crease in the crown with a small red pompon nestled in the middle, and long 30 cm wide black grosgrain ribbon streamers at the back. 3 cm wide red and white checked band around c…
Title
Glengarry Cap
Date
1940 – 1941
Material
hair; fibre; skin; metal
Dimensions
9.5 x 29.0 cm
Description
A very dark navy blue wool Calgary Highlander cap with red checked band. Cap has straight sides that slope backwards, a crease in the crown with a small red pompon nestled in the middle, and long 30 cm wide black grosgrain ribbon streamers at the back. 3 cm wide red and white checked band around cap is trimmed with a fold of black leather at the edge. Hat lined with black cotton drill. Metal pin attached through holes on left side of hat which is the insignia of the Calgary Highlanders, a bronze "X" with a wreath in front and crown atop, with silver coloured beaver at centre, and silver coloured banner beneath reading "Calgary Highlanders".
Subject
households
costumes
Calgary Highlanders
PW
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.04.0059
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Date
1910 – 1940
Material
hair, sheep; fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.04.0026
Description
A narrow, straight sided, black wool hat with a knitted red and white chequerboard patterned strip along the edge. The hat has a circular “Calgary Highlanders” badge on the left side. This hat also has streamers attached to the back and a small red pom-pom on top.
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Title
Glengarry Hat
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
hair, sheep; fibre; metal
Dimensions
9.0 x 13.5 x 28.5 cm
Description
A narrow, straight sided, black wool hat with a knitted red and white chequerboard patterned strip along the edge. The hat has a circular “Calgary Highlanders” badge on the left side. This hat also has streamers attached to the back and a small red pom-pom on top.
Subject
social customs
military
music
Calgary Highlanders
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.04.0026
Images
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Date
1939 – 1941
Material
metal; fibre; hair, sheep
Catalogue Number
103.09.0069 a,b
Description
A pin and a patch from the Calgary Highlanders:a) A grey metal pin in the shape of a large “X” with an ornate round border of maple leaves and thistles and a crown at the top. There is a silver beaver in the centre of the pin and a banner reading “Calgary Highlanders” underneath the beaver. b) A s…
Title
Military Pin And Patch
Date
1939 – 1941
Material
metal; fibre; hair, sheep
Dimensions
5.6 (a); 5.2 (b) x 4.9 (a); 7.5 (b) cm
Description
A pin and a patch from the Calgary Highlanders:a) A grey metal pin in the shape of a large “X” with an ornate round border of maple leaves and thistles and a crown at the top. There is a silver beaver in the centre of the pin and a banner reading “Calgary Highlanders” underneath the beaver. b) A square patch of green (khaki) wool with “Calgary Highlanders” worked in black machine stitching.
Subject
military
insignia
uniforms
Calgary Highlanders
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0069 a,b
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Date
1914 – 1945
Material
metal; brass
Catalogue Number
103.09.0070 a-q
Description
A collection of seventeen brass military pins: (a-c) three gold-coloured metal pins (4.0 x 0.9cm) with cut-out letters reading "CANADA" joined with bars at the top and bottom. (d-e) two gold-coloured metal pins (5.2 x 1.0 cm) with cut-out letters reading “CANADA” forming an arch and joined at the t…
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Title
Pin
Date
1914 – 1945
Material
metal; brass
Description
A collection of seventeen brass military pins: (a-c) three gold-coloured metal pins (4.0 x 0.9cm) with cut-out letters reading "CANADA" joined with bars at the top and bottom. (d-e) two gold-coloured metal pins (5.2 x 1.0 cm) with cut-out letters reading “CANADA” forming an arch and joined at the top and bottom with bars. (f) one gold-coloured metal pin (3.5 x 0.7 cm) with cut-out letters reading “CANADA” with the letters joined by a bar across the middle on the reverse side. (g-h) two copper-coloured metal pins (5.0 x 1.5 cm), each with a slightly curved solid bar face, with "CANADA" in relief. (i-l) four gold-coloured metal pins (5.0 x 2.0 cm), two sets of two, with each pin depicting an oak leaf and an acorn on a short twig. The letters "CH" are centred on the leaf ("CH" - Calgary Highlanders). (m) one gold-coloured metal pin (5.3 x 1.5 cm) with cut-out letters "R.C.H.A." (Royal Canadian Horse Artillery) joined at the top and bottom with a bar. (n) one gold-coloured metal pin (5.0 x 2.5cm) with"19th MR" (Mounted Rifles) in cut-out letters that are joined horizontally by bars at the top and bottom. The word "ALBERTA" is in an arch below the “19th MR” joined by curved bars at the top and bottom.(o) one gold-coloured metal pin (5.0 x 2.7 cm) with the cut-out letters “CMR" (Canadian Mounted Rifles) joined by a bar from the bottom of the "C" to the "M", and from the centre of the "M" to the "R". (p) one gold-coloured metal pin (1.7 x 2.8 cm) with a cut-out letter "C" sitting atop a bar which joins the numeral "10" below.(q) one gold-coloured metal pin (2.6 x 1.3 cm) with a cut-out numeral "12" joined by a bar at the bottom.
Subject
military
insignia
uniforms
Calgary Highlanders
Canadian Mounted Rifles
Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.09.0070 a-q
Images
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