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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 Charm
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
Indigenous
ceremonial
beadwork
regalia
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0344
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Date
1880 – 1920
Material
glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0031
Description
A collection of twenty-three yellow beads and fifty-four green beads from a broken necklace.
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Title
Bead
Date
1880 – 1920
Material
glass
Dimensions
1.0 (maximum) cm
Description
A collection of twenty-three yellow beads and fifty-four green beads from a broken necklace.
Subject
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0031
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.01.3013
Description
Five multi-coloured wooden beads, three with circular bands and two with lines along the length.
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Title
Bead
Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood
Dimensions
0.8 x 2.5 cm
Description
Five multi-coloured wooden beads, three with circular bands and two with lines along the length.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
crafts
carving
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3013
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Date
n.d.
Material
stone
Catalogue Number
103.01.0213
Description
A spherical white and purple stone bead with a hold bored through centre. Bead is attached to paper card with Japanese lettering printed on the front and handwriting on the reverse.
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Title
Bead
Date
n.d.
Material
stone
Dimensions
5.5 x 5.5 cm
Description
A spherical white and purple stone bead with a hold bored through centre. Bead is attached to paper card with Japanese lettering printed on the front and handwriting on the reverse.
Subject
Whyte home
beadwork
Japan
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0213
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Date
n.d.
Material
clay
Catalogue Number
103.01.0214
Description
A clay(?) bead in the form of a strawberry, without the top. Bead is yellow with red glaze on top. Bead has scored seed marks.
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Title
Bead
Date
n.d.
Material
clay
Dimensions
2.5 x 2.5 cm
Description
A clay(?) bead in the form of a strawberry, without the top. Bead is yellow with red glaze on top. Bead has scored seed marks.
Subject
Whyte home
beadwork
crafts
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0214
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Date
prior to 1930
Material
glass; skin
Catalogue Number
103.07.1041 a,b
Description
Pair of beaded armbands with buckskin ties on ends. White beaded background with two sets of crossed flags.
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Title
Beaded Armbands
Date
prior to 1930
Material
glass; skin
Description
Pair of beaded armbands with buckskin ties on ends. White beaded background with two sets of crossed flags.
Subject
Indigenous
beadwork
Mary Schaffer
regalia
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.07.1041 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1951
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1201
Description
A woman's tan buckskin jacket, fringed and lightly beaded with flower accents. Cut western style with ruffled collar, yoke, inset sleeves, and two ruffled pockets in front. 12.0 cm fringes below front yoke, and down backs of sleeves continuing across yoke in back. Front is closed with seven buttons…
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Title
Beaded Jacket
Date
1950 – 1951
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Dimensions
47.0 x 68.5 cm
Description
A woman's tan buckskin jacket, fringed and lightly beaded with flower accents. Cut western style with ruffled collar, yoke, inset sleeves, and two ruffled pockets in front. 12.0 cm fringes below front yoke, and down backs of sleeves continuing across yoke in back. Front is closed with seven buttons. Medium sized red, pink, purple, yellow beaded flowers on each front pocket. Front yoke and back beaded with white, yellow, blue, and green flower, leave and stem accents. Machine stitched and top collar lined with tan coloured silk. A small tag labelled with red cursive stiching “Wonnacott” inside the lapel
Subject
Indigenous, Stoney
beadwork
Luxton Trading Post
regalia
Credit
Gift of Bill Wonnacott, Victoria, 2016
Catalogue Number
103.05.1201
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Date
1815 – 1850
Material
glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.1083 a-e
Description
Five various sized beaded bags mounted on bergundy coloured velvet in a 7.5 wide dark cherry wood frame with glass. (a) 4.5 wide silk top with drawstring. Three horizontal panels. Top and bottom are green leaves on brown background, bottom has yellow acorns, top has white. Centre panel is 8.5 w…
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Title
Beaded Purse
Date
1815 – 1850
Material
glass; fibre
Dimensions
20.0 x 16.0 cm
Description
Five various sized beaded bags mounted on bergundy coloured velvet in a 7.5 wide dark cherry wood frame with glass. (a) 4.5 wide silk top with drawstring. Three horizontal panels. Top and bottom are green leaves on brown background, bottom has yellow acorns, top has white. Centre panel is 8.5 wide with blue background with finely detailed flowers in intense blues, reds and yellows with some white. (b) 24.0x16.5. Fine cotton bag with beading. 2.5 wide cotton at top with drawstring. Beadng black background with vase of aqua and white bands, gold and dark green pattern. Vase holds various shades of blue flowers with some white and gold. Underneath spray of similar flowers. Beaded fringe 3.5 across bottom. (c) 16.5x13.5. Beaded beige sateen bag with 1.5 drawstring. Gold geometric beading on off-white beaded background. Looped beading fringe. (d) 12.0x7.5. Small beaded bag on beige cotton. Shaded pink roses with green leaves in overall pattern on beige beaded background. Vase-like orange and yellow object in centre of pattern. Remnants of blue and beige handle. (e) 11.0x9.0. Beige sateen drawstring 1.0. Overall geometric pattern of blue, light blue and gold. Band of light blue with dark blue and gold open pattern with dark blue border. Bottom corners have looped tassels of same colours.NOTE: the frame and burgundy-coloured velvet was removed because of discolouration; bags are a deeper colour on velvet-pressed side and faded on glass-pressed-side.
Subject
households
needlework
beadwork
Mary Schaffer
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.08.1083 a-e
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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
Beaded 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
Indigenous
Stoney
beadwork
regalia
Credit
Gift of J. Monroe Thorington, Philadelphia, USA, 1969
Catalogue Number
103.01.1006 a,b
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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
Beaded 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
Indigenous
regalia
ceremonial
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3022 a,b
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