Skip header and navigation

50 records – page 1 of 5.

Date
1950 – 1950
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
107.01.0060
Description
Small carved wooden horse with an arched tail and neck. The mane and tail are painted grey, and the eyes and hooves are black.
  1 image  
Title
Animal Figurine
Date
1950 – 1950
Material
wood
Dimensions
8.0 x 3.0 x 7.0 cm
Description
Small carved wooden horse with an arched tail and neck. The mane and tail are painted grey, and the eyes and hooves are black.
Subject
households
collectables
animals, horses
children
crafts
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.01.0060
Images
Less detail
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; glass; plastic; skin
Catalogue Number
106.06.3024
Description
Two long, sligthly tapered beaded strips joined by a leather strip at one end. The opposite ends have white commercial leather fringe, and one side has decorative stones (rhinestones?) attached. Each strip has a red geometric repeated motif, resembling a stylized human figure with arms upraised,…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; glass; plastic; skin
Dimensions
14.0 x 127.0 cm
Description
Two long, sligthly tapered beaded strips joined by a leather strip at one end. The opposite ends have white commercial leather fringe, and one side has decorative stones (rhinestones?) attached. Each strip has a red geometric repeated motif, resembling a stylized human figure with arms upraised, on a white ground.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
animals, horses
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3024
Images
Less detail
Date
1978
Material
fibre; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
106.06.3025
Description
Two bead strips joined by a hide strap, with fringe at the join. Each strip has a forked end with a piece of thong attached in the notch. The strips are yellow with blue, dark blue, and red diagonals and dark blue squares. One strip has dark blue triangles near the fringe, and the other has unbe…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
1978
Material
fibre; glass; skin
Dimensions
13.0 x 47.0 cm
Description
Two bead strips joined by a hide strap, with fringe at the join. Each strip has a forked end with a piece of thong attached in the notch. The strips are yellow with blue, dark blue, and red diagonals and dark blue squares. One strip has dark blue triangles near the fringe, and the other has unbeaded canvas in the same place. Tag attached: “Reba Bearspaw pawned Aug 2/78.”
Subject
Indigenous
Stoney
Reba Bearspaw
beadwork
animals, horses
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3025
Images
Less detail
Date
1979
Material
fibre; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
106.06.3026
Description
Two large circles (20.5 cm diameter) joined by a rectangle (27.0 x 51.2 cm) with hide strips attached to the back. The pieces are beaded on canvas with yellow and dark blue geometric patterns on a blue ground. Tag with CRW writing: “David Bearspaw Feb 7 1979 1 Horse collar a bag (struckthrough) …
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
1979
Material
fibre; glass; skin
Dimensions
20.5 x 60.8 cm
Description
Two large circles (20.5 cm diameter) joined by a rectangle (27.0 x 51.2 cm) with hide strips attached to the back. The pieces are beaded on canvas with yellow and dark blue geometric patterns on a blue ground. Tag with CRW writing: “David Bearspaw Feb 7 1979 1 Horse collar a bag (struckthrough) large bead work.”
Subject
Indigenous
Stoney
David Bearspaw
animals, horses
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3026
Images
Less detail
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
fibre; glass; plastic
Catalogue Number
106.06.3027 a,b
Description
Two beaded pieces with matching beadwork. Each piece has a short tapered strip attached to a beaded circle. The strips have repeated red and white triangles on a blue ground. The circles (16.5 diameter) have a red, green and white pinwheel pattern on a blue ground with sequins around the outer e…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
fibre; glass; plastic
Dimensions
16.5 x 31.3 cm
Description
Two beaded pieces with matching beadwork. Each piece has a short tapered strip attached to a beaded circle. The strips have repeated red and white triangles on a blue ground. The circles (16.5 diameter) have a red, green and white pinwheel pattern on a blue ground with sequins around the outer edge.
Subject
Indigenous
animals, horses
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3027 a,b
Images
Less detail
Date
1978
Material
fibre; feather; glass; skin; shell
Catalogue Number
106.06.3028
Description
Two bead strips, with thong ties at the ends, with three cross-pieces. The caparison is beaded with red and white chevrons on a blue ground with red and yellow outlines on the cross-pieces. There are fur strips with cowrie shells and beads with feathers (15.0 cm long) attached to the pointed ends…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
1978
Material
fibre; feather; glass; skin; shell
Dimensions
54.0 x 60.0 cm
Description
Two bead strips, with thong ties at the ends, with three cross-pieces. The caparison is beaded with red and white chevrons on a blue ground with red and yellow outlines on the cross-pieces. There are fur strips with cowrie shells and beads with feathers (15.0 cm long) attached to the pointed ends of the cross-pieces. Tag with CRW writing: “David Bearspaw Oct 1st 78 for horse, goes over head and down each side, get back for Stampede - /80, to John Van- for Valerie’s car.”
Subject
Indigenous
Stoney
David Bearspaw
animals, horses
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3028
Images
Less detail
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; glass; skin
Catalogue Number
106.06.3029 a-d
Description
Four bead strips decorated with the same motif. Each piece has yellow diamonds and green arrows on a red ground.a,b) Two strips with tapered ends and a yellow triangle on each end of the decorative motif. One of these bands would be a browband and the other would be a noseband.c,d) Two strips tha…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; glass; skin
Dimensions
6.0 (a,b); 7.5 (c,d) x 39.0 (a,b); 56.0 (c,d) cm
Description
Four bead strips decorated with the same motif. Each piece has yellow diamonds and green arrows on a red ground.a,b) Two strips with tapered ends and a yellow triangle on each end of the decorative motif. One of these bands would be a browband and the other would be a noseband.c,d) Two strips that each have one rounded end and a tapered end with thong ties. The decorative motif is repeated three times on each strip. One strip, (d), has two more ties near the tapered end and “3” written in ink on the back.
Subject
Indigenous
animals, horses
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3029 a-d
Images
Less detail
Date
1978
Material
fibre; glass; skin; metal
Catalogue Number
106.06.3030
Description
Beaded bridle of two long side straps with two cross-pieces decorated with yellow and orange triangles on a blue ground. One cross-piece is movable. The tops of the bridle are tied together with leather thong. The bridle has a metal bit, commercial chinstrap and long reins (109.0 cm long) attac…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
1978
Material
fibre; glass; skin; metal
Dimensions
32.0 x 65.5 cm
Description
Beaded bridle of two long side straps with two cross-pieces decorated with yellow and orange triangles on a blue ground. One cross-piece is movable. The tops of the bridle are tied together with leather thong. The bridle has a metal bit, commercial chinstrap and long reins (109.0 cm long) attached. The top of each rein is wrapped with bands of blue, orange, black and white beads. Tag attached: “David Bearspaw Sept 6/78.”
Subject
Indigenous
Stoney
David Bearspaw
animals, horses
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3030
Images
Less detail
Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
106.06.3037 a,b
Description
Two large beaded medallions with fringe along the bottom edge and a hide strip attached to the back at the top. Each beaded orange circle, worked on canvas, is decorated with blue, white and red chevrons forming a eight-pointed star at the centre.
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Dimensions
20.5 x 37.5 cm
Description
Two large beaded medallions with fringe along the bottom edge and a hide strip attached to the back at the top. Each beaded orange circle, worked on canvas, is decorated with blue, white and red chevrons forming a eight-pointed star at the centre.
Subject
Indigenous
decorative
crafts
beadwork
animals, horses
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3037 a,b
Images
Less detail
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; glass; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
106.06.3043 a-j
Description
Ten pieces of beadwork for an unfinished caparison set. Each piece has a yellow background, a black and orange triangle border, blue and orange chevrons, and green and orange diamonds with blue centres. a) Decorative headpiece (73.0 x 62.0 cm) with hide centre with diamond shaped cut-outs down the…
  1 image  
Title
Beaded Caparison
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; glass; metal; skin
Dimensions
15.0 (b) x 96.5 (b) cm
Description
Ten pieces of beadwork for an unfinished caparison set. Each piece has a yellow background, a black and orange triangle border, blue and orange chevrons, and green and orange diamonds with blue centres. a) Decorative headpiece (73.0 x 62.0 cm) with hide centre with diamond shaped cut-outs down the length. Beaded triangles, diamonds and chevrons are attached along the edges. There are two looped elastic attachments at the top and thong ties between the beadwork.b) Collar (96.5 x 15.0 cm) that is fabric backed and slightly pointed with bead and metal jingle bell fringe at the centre. There are two beaded diamonds attached along the top edge and hide ties at each end.c,d) Two diamond-shaped pieces of beadwork (25.0 x 14.0 cm), each with three thong ties and a slight variation in bead colour - red instead of orange.e,f,g) Three large diamond-shaped pieces of beadwork (50.5 x 24.5 cm; 49.0 x 24.5 cm; 48.0 x 24.0 cm) with remnants of red feathers on one tip of (f) and (g).h) Small beadstrip (20.0 x 4.0 cm) with ends finished with ribbon.i) Triangular beaded piece (19.2 x 19.0 cm) with a hide strap tied in a loop attached to the back. Additional bead decoration of three black and orange triangles. j) Flat, rectangular canvas bag (40.5 x 25.0 cm) with one side beaded with a variation of the motif (triangle and forked squares instead of chevrons). The bag has a hide strap at the top and fringe (17.0 cm long) along the bottom edge.
Subject
Indigenous
crafts
beadwork
animals, horses
regalia
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.06.3043 a-j
Images
Less detail

50 records – page 1 of 5.

Back to Top