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Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
Description
A pendant made from a piece of buckskin cut out in the shape of a man standing, and completely beaded to define facial features and clothing. The figure has a green face with square blue eyes and is outlined in pink with irregular edging of white beads. The figure is depicted as wearing a blue an…
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Title
Amulet
Date
1890 – 1900
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
5.7 x 12.0 cm
Description
A pendant made from a piece of buckskin cut out in the shape of a man standing, and completely beaded to define facial features and clothing. The figure has a green face with square blue eyes and is outlined in pink with irregular edging of white beads. The figure is depicted as wearing a blue and red horizontally striped shirt, and green leggings. The whole body is edged with the same white beading as surrounds the face. A small piece of buckskin thong attached behind the neck is tied in a loop.
Subject
households
personal
Indian
ceremonial
beadwork
crafts
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
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Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; glass; feather
Catalogue Number
103.05.3016
Description
Rectangular hide with fringe along the bottom edge. Dyed feathers, ermine pelts and one piece of beadwork (white, red, blue) attached to the front of the apron. Long thong ties attached at waist. Tag attached: “note in bag - ‘poss. dance bustle or apron Stoney’,” and on reverse in CRW handwriti…
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Title
Apron
Date
prior to 1979
Material
skin; glass; feather
Dimensions
78.0 x 44.0 cm
Description
Rectangular hide with fringe along the bottom edge. Dyed feathers, ermine pelts and one piece of beadwork (white, red, blue) attached to the front of the apron. Long thong ties attached at waist. Tag attached: “note in bag - ‘poss. dance bustle or apron Stoney’,” and on reverse in CRW handwriting “Old Joe Kootenay.”
Subject
Indians
Stoney
Joe Kootenay
crafts
beadwork
ceremonial
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.3016
Images
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Date
prior to 1973
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.05.3017
Description
Dark brown fur apron with three compartments. Each section holds a doll, one larger than the other two, that is sewn in place. Each doll has hide clothing, fur on the head and beaded facial features. Long thong tie (69.8 cm long) attached at upper two corners. Tag attached: “Eliza Hunter broug…
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Title
Apron
Date
prior to 1973
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
49.0 x 48.0 cm
Description
Dark brown fur apron with three compartments. Each section holds a doll, one larger than the other two, that is sewn in place. Each doll has hide clothing, fur on the head and beaded facial features. Long thong tie (69.8 cm long) attached at upper two corners. Tag attached: “Eliza Hunter brought this spring of ‘72 How babies were carried? (copied from note in CRW handwriting).”
Subject
Indians
Eliza Hunter
crafts
beadwork
children
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.3017
Images
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Date
1900 – 1910
Material
glass; fibre; skin
Catalogue Number
103.07.1044 a,b
Description
Pair, geometric design with American flags on white background, white background, long edges have 2 rows of mauve and one of light green, centered is a multi-coloured spade, 3 rows of red beads outline the spade, from each side, black and green bar ca 8.0 long from which hangs a stylizedAmerican fl…
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Title
Armband
Date
1900 – 1910
Material
glass; fibre; skin
Dimensions
10.4 x 33.2 cm
Description
Pair, geometric design with American flags on white background, white background, long edges have 2 rows of mauve and one of light green, centered is a multi-coloured spade, 3 rows of red beads outline the spade, from each side, black and green bar ca 8.0 long from which hangs a stylizedAmerican flag 3.0 x 2.7, red and blue, near each end are 2 geometric designs, light green outlined in red, edges bound with cotton, a buckskin thong and a red twill sewn onto armband as ties. a: 33.2 x 10.4 b: 33.0 x 10.0
Subject
Indians
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.07.1044 a,b
Images
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Date
1900 – 1935
Material
glass; skin; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.01.1006 a,b
Description
yellow geometric on white outlined in dark blue, (a) 21.8 x 8.0 x.5 (b) 20.7 x 8.5 x .5 worked directly on buckskin, thongs at each corner, (b) beaded on long edges by white beads, (a) only along 1 edge, light blue, red, and yellow triangular hourglass motifs outlined in dark blue at each end, …
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Title
Armband
Date
1900 – 1935
Material
glass; skin; fibre
Description
yellow geometric on white outlined in dark blue, (a) 21.8 x 8.0 x.5 (b) 20.7 x 8.5 x .5 worked directly on buckskin, thongs at each corner, (b) beaded on long edges by white beads, (a) only along 1 edge, light blue, red, and yellow triangular hourglass motifs outlined in dark blue at each end, 5 yellow squares outlined in dark blue form checkerboard motif at middle.
Subject
Indians
Stoney
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of J. Monroe Thorington, Philadelphia, USA, 1969
Catalogue Number
103.01.1006 a,b
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.07.3050 a,b
Description
Two armbands with same pattern but reversed (mirror-image). Bottom edge of each band is curved and top edge is straight with thong ties attached to the top two corners. Each band is fully beaded with a white background and two motifs - a blue and yellow eight-pointed star with red chevrons and a …
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Title
Armband
Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
9.5 x 22.5 cm
Description
Two armbands with same pattern but reversed (mirror-image). Bottom edge of each band is curved and top edge is straight with thong ties attached to the top two corners. Each band is fully beaded with a white background and two motifs - a blue and yellow eight-pointed star with red chevrons and a yellow and red diamond with black and pink triangles.
Subject
Indians
beadwork
crafts
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.3050 a,b
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
hair, horse; glass; feather; fibre; skin
Catalogue Number
103.01.3022 a,b
Description
Fur armbands with hanging pelts, feathers, hairlocks and large beaded medallions. Each medallion (6.0 cm diameter) has a scalloped blue beaded border with a multi coloured centre. Each hairlock has a beaded band in white, red and orange where it attaches to the armband. a) Armband (28.0 cm ci…
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Title
Armband
Date
prior to 1970
Material
hair, horse; glass; feather; fibre; skin
Dimensions
11.0 (a); 12.0 (b) x 105.0 (a); 110.0 (b) cm
Description
Fur armbands with hanging pelts, feathers, hairlocks and large beaded medallions. Each medallion (6.0 cm diameter) has a scalloped blue beaded border with a multi coloured centre. Each hairlock has a beaded band in white, red and orange where it attaches to the armband. a) Armband (28.0 cm circumference) lined with white polkadotted red fabric. This armband has a red squirrel pelt attached.b) Armband (22.0 cm circumference) lined with yellow and white fabric. This armband has a weasel pelt attached.
Subject
Indians
costumes
ceremonial
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3022 a,b
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Date
1880
Material
skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0019 a,b
Description
A pair of beaded leather armlets. The design on each armlet is a turquoise background with vertical stripes and two stepped triangular shapes done in dark blue and red beads. There is scalloped beadwork around the edges, and thong ties at each end.
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Title
Armlet Jewelry
Date
1880
Material
skin; glass
Dimensions
29.0 cm
Description
A pair of beaded leather armlets. The design on each armlet is a turquoise background with vertical stripes and two stepped triangular shapes done in dark blue and red beads. There is scalloped beadwork around the edges, and thong ties at each end.
Subject
Indians
Cree
beadwork
crafts
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0019 a,b
Images
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Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
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Title
Armlet Jewelry
Date
1890
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
32.5 cm
Description
A pair of armlets, each consisting of three thick strands wrapped with stripes of dark blue, yellow and red beads. Two wrapped strands hang from the centre of each armlet with loops of beads at the ends and where they attach.
Subject
Indian
Stoney
beadwork
crafts
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0003 a,b
Images
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Date
1950 – 1969
Material
plastic; skin; fibre; hair
Catalogue Number
107.02.1020
Description
Four small completely beaded dolls. Each doll has a small strip of leather thong extending from the top of the head - these are joined together with a large bead. Each doll depicts a native person, two women and two men, with the men having animal fur for feet.
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Title
Assemblage
Date
1950 – 1969
Material
plastic; skin; fibre; hair
Description
Four small completely beaded dolls. Each doll has a small strip of leather thong extending from the top of the head - these are joined together with a large bead. Each doll depicts a native person, two women and two men, with the men having animal fur for feet.
Subject
crafts
beadwork
Indians
Credit
Gift of J. Monroe Thorington, Philadelphia, USA, 1969
Catalogue Number
107.02.1020
Images
Less detail

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