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Date
1750 – 1850
Material
shell, tortoise; paper; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.1051 a-c
Description
Small round glasses with tortoise shell frame in one piece. The arms are hinged at the sides and have curved ear arms. Each arm ends with a circle cut out.
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Title
Eyeglasses
Date
1750 – 1850
Material
shell, tortoise; paper; metal
Description
Small round glasses with tortoise shell frame in one piece. The arms are hinged at the sides and have curved ear arms. Each arm ends with a circle cut out.
Subject
Mary Schaffer
Serena M. Potts
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1051 a-c
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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
Images
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Date
prior to 1888
Material
metal, silver
Catalogue Number
103.01.1033
Description
A small straight scarf pin of silver. It has a pinhead cluster at one end which has a diamond effect. The little picked pinhead has .8 cm. diameter.
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Title
Stickpin
Date
prior to 1888
Material
metal, silver
Dimensions
6.0 cm
Description
A small straight scarf pin of silver. It has a pinhead cluster at one end which has a diamond effect. The little picked pinhead has .8 cm. diameter.
Subject
households
jewellery
Serena M. Potts
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.01.1033
Images
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Date
prior to 1865
Material
hair, sheep; fibre; wood
Catalogue Number
107.02.1004 a,b
Description
Framed, embroidered picture with border of taupe, green and burgundy stylized flowers ca 3.5 wide. Background colour is burgundy, centre is a stylized "Egyptian" head and shoulders framed in a circular cream background with a narrow khaki green border. Around this is a symmetrical design of four…
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Title
Stitched Picture
Date
prior to 1865
Material
hair, sheep; fibre; wood
Dimensions
44.5 x 44.0 cm
Description
Framed, embroidered picture with border of taupe, green and burgundy stylized flowers ca 3.5 wide. Background colour is burgundy, centre is a stylized "Egyptian" head and shoulders framed in a circular cream background with a narrow khaki green border. Around this is a symmetrical design of four groupings of stylized flowers at sides top and bottom on beige background surrounded by a narrow khaki border. Between each of these designs are four groupings of three flowers in same style embroidered directly on burgundy background.
Subject
households
furnishings
Serena M. Potts
Mary Shaffer Warren
needlework
hobbies
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
107.02.1004 a,b
Images
Less detail
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