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Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.01.3021 a,b
Description
Two heavy leather straps with leather thongs attached to the ends of the straps (a - 62.0 cm long with thongs, b - 67.0 cm long with thongs). Each strap has four round metal bells (4.0 cm diameter) tied on with leather thongs. TWhite adhesive tape has been wrapped around the straps.
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Title
Armband
Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
3.0 x 31.0 cm
Description
Two heavy leather straps with leather thongs attached to the ends of the straps (a - 62.0 cm long with thongs, b - 67.0 cm long with thongs). Each strap has four round metal bells (4.0 cm diameter) tied on with leather thongs. TWhite adhesive tape has been wrapped around the straps.
Subject
Indians
costumes
dancing
music
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3021 a,b
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Date
1955 – 1965
Material
skin; hair; wood; feather
Catalogue Number
104.33.0023
Description
Hand drum with round hoop frame covered with hide and brown-grey fur around outside with six long striped features hanging from a buckskin thong spaced evenly around the circumference. Drum head is a circle of hide laced around its edges into the middle of the hoop and painted with a red and blue b…
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Title
Bear Drum
Date
1955 – 1965
Material
skin; hair; wood; feather
Description
Hand drum with round hoop frame covered with hide and brown-grey fur around outside with six long striped features hanging from a buckskin thong spaced evenly around the circumference. Drum head is a circle of hide laced around its edges into the middle of the hoop and painted with a red and blue band around the border with a pencil drawing of a bear's head at the centre. Handholds in the back formed of twisted hide in two loops attached to two strings of twisted hide stretched across the back, with an additional long strap of twisted hide for hanging.See narative.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.33.0023
Images
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Date
1920 – 1930
Material
metal; skin
Catalogue Number
104.33.1002 a-d
Description
A set of dancing bells - 2 rings of small cowbells on buckled leather straps and 2 rings of small cowbells on leather straps fastened with leather thongs.
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Title
Bell
Date
1920 – 1930
Material
metal; skin
Description
A set of dancing bells - 2 rings of small cowbells on buckled leather straps and 2 rings of small cowbells on leather straps fastened with leather thongs.
Subject
dancing
Indians
Stoney
George Kaquitts
Credit
Purchased from Cinderella Simeon, Morley, 1987
Catalogue Number
104.33.1002 a-d
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Date
1890 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.20.0588 a-l
Description
12 bowls, round bottomed. plain interior with ornate exterior incised designs which all vary slightly in details.(a-c) contain two figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration. (d-f) contain three figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration.(g…
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Title
Bowl Collection
Date
1890 – 1940
Material
metal
Dimensions
5.5 x 11.3 cm
Description
12 bowls, round bottomed. plain interior with ornate exterior incised designs which all vary slightly in details.(a-c) contain two figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration. (d-f) contain three figures, dancing with left leg raised, alternating with bird decoration.(g,h) contain two figures, running or dancing with right leg forward, alternating with bird decoration. (i) contains four figures with alternating left and right hands raised. (j) contains four dancing figures, each alternating with single bird. (k)contains eight birds. (l) contains three dancing figures, both arms raised, alternating with bird decoration.
Subject
households
decorative
figure
dancing
animal
bird
Edith Morse Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0588 a-l
Images
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Artist
Velino Herrera (1902 – 1973, American)
Date
1920 – 1960
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
HeV.07.01
Description
An Indian in full dress, Buffalo headdress, yellow skirt with snake design, red sash, white moccasins with brown fringes, rattles in right hand and horns in left. He is dancing, standing on left leg.
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Artist
Velino Herrera (1902 – 1973, American)
Title
Buffalo Dancer
Date
1920 – 1960
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
23.0 x 12.5 cm
Description
An Indian in full dress, Buffalo headdress, yellow skirt with snake design, red sash, white moccasins with brown fringes, rattles in right hand and horns in left. He is dancing, standing on left leg.
Subject
activity, dancing
figure, male
Indian
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
HeV.07.01
Images
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Artist
Gerald Tailfeathers (1925 – 1975, Canadian)
Date
1967
Medium
watercolour, ink on paper
Catalogue Number
TaG.05.01
Description
Colour: brown, black, turquoise, orange on white. A single figure in ceremonial dress whirls two turquoise blue hoops round his wrists. The black and white feathers of his headdress and tail are tipped with orange.
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Artist
Gerald Tailfeathers (1925 – 1975, Canadian)
Title
Ceremonial Dancer
Date
1967
Medium
watercolour, ink on paper
Dimensions
17.6 x 22.8 cm
Description
Colour: brown, black, turquoise, orange on white. A single figure in ceremonial dress whirls two turquoise blue hoops round his wrists. The black and white feathers of his headdress and tail are tipped with orange.
Subject
figure, male
activity, dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1970
Catalogue Number
TaG.05.01
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
antler; wood; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3008
Description
Peeled stick wtih red and green lines drawn around the stick (marker?). There are pieces of fringed commercial hide attached at both ends and the middle of the stick. A forked antler is attached to one end.
Title
Ceremonial Stick
Date
prior to 1970
Material
antler; wood; skin
Dimensions
13.5 x 4.9 x 70.0 cm
Description
Peeled stick wtih red and green lines drawn around the stick (marker?). There are pieces of fringed commercial hide attached at both ends and the middle of the stick. A forked antler is attached to one end.
Subject
Indians
ceremonial
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3008
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood; feather; skin; hair; bone; sinew
Catalogue Number
104.06.3007 a,b
Description
Two clubs decorated with wood burning and feathers, fur and hair.a) Wood carved to look like a bird head from the top of the handle, with a bone beak inserted into the wood. The club has striped feathers and horse hair attached to the handle with sinew. Stripes and the bird’s eyes are burnt into …
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Title
Club
Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood; feather; skin; hair; bone; sinew
Dimensions
39.0 (a); 52.0 (b) x 4.5 (a); 10.0 (b) x 12.0 (a); 12.0 (b) cm
Description
Two clubs decorated with wood burning and feathers, fur and hair.a) Wood carved to look like a bird head from the top of the handle, with a bone beak inserted into the wood. The club has striped feathers and horse hair attached to the handle with sinew. Stripes and the bird’s eyes are burnt into the wood.b) Long straight handle with a hide strap at the end. The handle is decorated with burnt markings and has fur and hide attached. The club has a wood burl for a head. There are feathers attached to the burl and it is also has decorative burn marks.
Subject
Indians
crafts
carving
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.06.3007 a,b
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood; skin; bone
Catalogue Number
104.06.3008
Description
Very smooth cylindrical peeled wood handle covered with hide at one end and topped with an animal vertebrea and a hide tassel at the other. The vertebrea has been painted in areas and situated to resemble a big horn sheep.
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Title
Club
Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood; skin; bone
Dimensions
42.0 x 8.5 x 12.0 cm
Description
Very smooth cylindrical peeled wood handle covered with hide at one end and topped with an animal vertebrea and a hide tassel at the other. The vertebrea has been painted in areas and situated to resemble a big horn sheep.
Subject
Indians
crafts
carving
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.06.3008
Images
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; feather; glass; plastic; skin
Catalogue Number
109.02.3033
Description
Green velvet dance apron with a short piece and a long split piece that are sewn together at one corner and have thong ties at the other corner. The apron is decorated with yellow and orange embroidered flowers with green stems and leaves. There are also brown sequins and red feathers attached to…
Title
Dance Apron
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; feather; glass; plastic; skin
Dimensions
41.0 x 72.0 cm
Description
Green velvet dance apron with a short piece and a long split piece that are sewn together at one corner and have thong ties at the other corner. The apron is decorated with yellow and orange embroidered flowers with green stems and leaves. There are also brown sequins and red feathers attached to both parts of the apron. The edges are finished with short green commercial fringe.
Subject
Indians
crafts
beadwork
needlwork
embroidery
dancing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
109.02.3033
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