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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
glass; metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1061
Description
Beads strung on heavy cotton thread in diamond shapes, no backing, dominant colour light blue in main body with bands of dark blue and amber in rows across. "T" opening for neck outlined with very pale blue beads, rawhide strips sewn onto top front opening with rawhide strip 34.0 long laced throu…
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Title
Beaded Collar
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
glass; metal; fibre
Dimensions
44.0 x 72.0 cm
Description
Beads strung on heavy cotton thread in diamond shapes, no backing, dominant colour light blue in main body with bands of dark blue and amber in rows across. "T" opening for neck outlined with very pale blue beads, rawhide strips sewn onto top front opening with rawhide strip 34.0 long laced through for tie. Two pieces of string tied 3.0 from opening on shoulder to hold together when worn. Another band of beads at centre front and back 45.0 x 6.0 with 2 bands of light mauve beads, attached to bottom are 2 strings of short tube beads, dark blue on ends, others amber, each with a small brass bell at the bottom, some bells missing. Edges bound with cotton with narrow rawhide ties under arms.
Subject
households
clothing
Indians
Blackfoot or Sarcee
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
103.05.1061
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Date
1915 – 1920
Material
skin; glass; fibre; metal; shell
Catalogue Number
103.05.1113
Description
Ladies buckskin beaded dress. Fringe all around bottom and a row half way down the skirt. V-shaped inset at sides of skirt is fringed. Back beaded yoke is 31.0x48.0, all beadwork is backed by heavy cotton. Short sleeves have fringe at end, some with black beads. Beadstrip is 42.0x16.0 attac…
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Title
Beaded Dress
Date
1915 – 1920
Material
skin; glass; fibre; metal; shell
Dimensions
50.0 x 124.0 cm
Description
Ladies buckskin beaded dress. Fringe all around bottom and a row half way down the skirt. V-shaped inset at sides of skirt is fringed. Back beaded yoke is 31.0x48.0, all beadwork is backed by heavy cotton. Short sleeves have fringe at end, some with black beads. Beadstrip is 42.0x16.0 attached to bodice, open under arms. Two stepped pyramids of red, green, yellow and blue on a white background, 3 blue standards with crosses at top between pyramids. Front yoke blue and yellow beaded bands top and bottom, white background , centre design of 2 irregular shapes in red, green and yellow, flanking them are two stepped diamond shapes in red, blue and yellow, flanking them on both sides of yoke are red chained rectangles. Hanging from bottom of yoke are 11.0 long are green tubular beads from which hang either a bell or a shell. Back yoke is same except the centre design has 4 shapes and bands at top and bottom are different, bottom band is green and white, top is green, white and yellow and there are no shells, just bells hanging.
Subject
households
clothing
Indians
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of Barbara Whyte Kapteyn, Calgary, 1991
Catalogue Number
103.05.1113
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; glass
Catalogue Number
103.07.1020
Description
Beaded floral pattern on black, shaped velvet belt, lined with cotton, 3 hooks and eyes closings, border of rose coloured beads on sequinism, each fastened separately, open floral pattern, red-orange-mauve flowers with gold and silver centres, stems and leaves are blue-green-gold with red-gold and…
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Title
Belt
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; glass
Dimensions
10.2 x 79.0 cm
Description
Beaded floral pattern on black, shaped velvet belt, lined with cotton, 3 hooks and eyes closings, border of rose coloured beads on sequinism, each fastened separately, open floral pattern, red-orange-mauve flowers with gold and silver centres, stems and leaves are blue-green-gold with red-gold and blue-mauve buds, sequins scattered and grouped.
Subject
Indians
households
beadwork
costumes
Credit
Gift of W. J. Wright, Kamloops, 1969
Catalogue Number
103.07.1020
Images
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Date
1915 – 1950
Material
metal; stone
Catalogue Number
103.01.0125
Description
A large silver pin in shape of arrowhead with turquoise stone. Flat, triangular shape with sharply tanged shoulders and wide basal shaft. Single, oval, rounded piece of turquoise , 1.2 x .6 cm, set into simple fitting at centre of arrowhead just above shoulders. Surface of pin engraved with symbols…
Title
Brooch
Date
1915 – 1950
Material
metal; stone
Dimensions
1.3 x 2.8 x 5.7 cm
Description
A large silver pin in shape of arrowhead with turquoise stone. Flat, triangular shape with sharply tanged shoulders and wide basal shaft. Single, oval, rounded piece of turquoise , 1.2 x .6 cm, set into simple fitting at centre of arrowhead just above shoulders. Surface of pin engraved with symbols and marks, arrows, clouds, sun. Pin slightly arced from tip to stem. Long, hinged pin shaft attached at base, fastening under hook clasp at point on back, hand-made.
Subject
households
adornment
Indians
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0125
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Date
1900 – 1935
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0108 a,b
Description
Two buckles of brass probably cast by lost wax or equivalent method. Each buckle is in two parts, the right band part of which slides into a slot on the left hand portion, and each is divided into an overall symmetric pattern of three panels. (a) is in deep relief and is an image of a dragon with h…
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Title
Buckle
Date
1900 – 1935
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.5 x 2.8 1 x 7.5 cm
Description
Two buckles of brass probably cast by lost wax or equivalent method. Each buckle is in two parts, the right band part of which slides into a slot on the left hand portion, and each is divided into an overall symmetric pattern of three panels. (a) is in deep relief and is an image of a dragon with heavily scaled body and ferocious expression, clawed feet in each panel. (b) is shallow relief of dragon in each panel, stylized body quite flat and a stylized knob head. Both have a border of conventional designs.
Subject
households
costumes
animal
dragon
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0108 a,b
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Date
1930 – 1945
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.0073
Description
A small, close fitting child's bonnet covered with large, bright, embroidered flowers, no chin ties. Large, crewel like flowers have been machine embroidered on lightweight canvas. Trimmed around edges with heavy orange scalloped line, with fabric of bonnet crudely cut off just outside that line.
Title
Child's Bonnet
Date
1930 – 1945
Material
fibre
Dimensions
14.0 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm
Description
A small, close fitting child's bonnet covered with large, bright, embroidered flowers, no chin ties. Large, crewel like flowers have been machine embroidered on lightweight canvas. Trimmed around edges with heavy orange scalloped line, with fabric of bonnet crudely cut off just outside that line.
Subject
households
costumes
children
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.04.0073
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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
1965 – 1970
Material
skin; fibre; hair
Catalogue Number
103.03.0060 a,b
Description
A pair of Tibetan boots, flat leather bottomed and apparently felt-lined. Very square toes, uppers of red blanket material, trimmed to sole with purple braid. Green trim on instep and around ankle, black wool legs edged with blue cotton and dark blue cotton twill down back seam. Gap above back seam…
Title
Hightop Boots
Date
1965 – 1970
Material
skin; fibre; hair
Dimensions
46.0 x 12.2; 3.5 x 28.0; 67.0 cm
Description
A pair of Tibetan boots, flat leather bottomed and apparently felt-lined. Very square toes, uppers of red blanket material, trimmed to sole with purple braid. Green trim on instep and around ankle, black wool legs edged with blue cotton and dark blue cotton twill down back seam. Gap above back seam running to back of knee. Two ties are with the boots, of a straight narrow woven sash with fringed ends. The ties would close the boots once they were on but do not affix to the boots.
Subject
households
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0060 a,b
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Date
1910 – 1920
Material
skin, moose; fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.05.0061
Description
A pair of men's moose hide pants, with a wide waistband and front flap pockets, lined with striped denim, that snap. There is fringe down the outside seams and at the knees. The pants are a natural buckskin colour, and have a button fly with metal buttons, there are also buttons inside at the w…
Title
Pants
Date
1910 – 1920
Material
skin, moose; fibre; metal
Dimensions
41.0 x 97.0 cm
Description
A pair of men's moose hide pants, with a wide waistband and front flap pockets, lined with striped denim, that snap. There is fringe down the outside seams and at the knees. The pants are a natural buckskin colour, and have a button fly with metal buttons, there are also buttons inside at the waist for braces.
Subject
Phillip Moore
households
costumes
crafts
sewing
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.0061
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Date
1890 – 1935
Material
fibre; metal; stone
Catalogue Number
103.01.0064
Description
A pin in the shape of a miniature sporran. Long, silky, black fibre tassel with three smaller white tassels hanging about midway in front and fastened at the top by small metal cones. The whole depends from a small, flat, oval, silver-coloured metal pin with clasp. Pin is etched with a drawing of t…
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Title
Pin
Date
1890 – 1935
Material
fibre; metal; stone
Dimensions
1.5 x 5.5 x 9.8 cm
Description
A pin in the shape of a miniature sporran. Long, silky, black fibre tassel with three smaller white tassels hanging about midway in front and fastened at the top by small metal cones. The whole depends from a small, flat, oval, silver-coloured metal pin with clasp. Pin is etched with a drawing of thistles, with an oval rosy-brown coloured faceted stone at its centre. Stored in box of cardboard with Blackwatch plaid cover. Handwritten inside cover; "From Father to Annie".
Subject
households
adornment
costumes
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0064
Images
Less detail

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