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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
paper; plastic; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.02.0072
Description
In tall, square, white box with flat, blue base: Small, square, glass bottle with sharp shoulders and narrow neck with flat, black plastic stopper. Neck of bottle wrapped with gold metallic cord which is attached to stopper. Flat, square stopper has cut off corners and Lanvin symbol (stylized woman…
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Title
Toilet Bottle
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
paper; plastic; glass; fibre
Dimensions
5.4 x 2.7 x 2.7 cm
Description
In tall, square, white box with flat, blue base: Small, square, glass bottle with sharp shoulders and narrow neck with flat, black plastic stopper. Neck of bottle wrapped with gold metallic cord which is attached to stopper. Flat, square stopper has cut off corners and Lanvin symbol (stylized woman and child with billowing gowns) cut into top. Small, square, silver label on front printed in blue with same symbol and "Rumeur /extrait de Lanvin / Paris France" moulded into bottom. Tall, white, lift-off box lid fits over white boxy flange on flat blue base. Flange is constructed with recessed square hole, with an upright blue plastic semi-circle at each side, fitted to hold square bottle securely. Box lined with blue along corner edges, and embossed with Lanvin symbol on top. Label on base of box contains product name, and indicates "15 gr. env. p. flacon".
Subject
households
figure
female
child
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0072
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Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.0173
Description
A soft belt of red violet velvet with large silver buckle. Velvet is sewn into long tube and gathered slightly at end where attached to buckle. Two part buckle hooks together with large hook and eye on back. Cast buckle shaped like two pointed cinquefoils butting together at the flat side, each co…
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Title
Belt
Date
1920 – 1940
Material
fibre; metal
Dimensions
8.5 x 93.5 cm
Description
A soft belt of red violet velvet with large silver buckle. Velvet is sewn into long tube and gathered slightly at end where attached to buckle. Two part buckle hooks together with large hook and eye on back. Cast buckle shaped like two pointed cinquefoils butting together at the flat side, each containing a female dancing figure in very high relief. Figure has firm breasts and tiny waist, and is wearing draped bloomers and tall headdress. Scrolls and flowers form garland around figure. Smooth border around pebbly background surface, follows shape of buckle each side of buckle has bar soldered across back to attach belt. Velvet attached one side only with loose basting stitches around bar.
Subject
households
figure
female
religious
Hinduism
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0173
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Artist
Sakurai Seppo (1753 – 1824, Japanese)
Date
1870 – 1890
Medium
wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.08.0261 a,b
Description
Palmate, flat fans with carved, black gold lacquer handles with purple tassels. (a) lady in a house reading, lady is quilted to create relief. Lamp, books and table and teapot are appliqued cut outs;. Calligraphy and chop mark on right. Obverse of fan is trellis and blossoms (b) two ladies with …
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Artist
Sakurai Seppo (1753 – 1824, Japanese)
Title
fan
Date
1870 – 1890
Medium
wood; fibre
Dimensions
0.7 x 23.0 x 35.8 cm
Description
Palmate, flat fans with carved, black gold lacquer handles with purple tassels. (a) lady in a house reading, lady is quilted to create relief. Lamp, books and table and teapot are appliqued cut outs;. Calligraphy and chop mark on right. Obverse of fan is trellis and blossoms (b) two ladies with insect cage, hunting in reeds. Ladies and cage quilted to create relief. Calligraphy and chop mark on right, obverse plain. Both fans are fabric over bamboo or reed with painted and appliqued designs.
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0261 a,b
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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ivory
Catalogue Number
103.08.0281
Description
Two ivory figures, man and woman. Seated woman has bowl between knees and is displaying open book. Her back is turned to standing man who appears to be directing to something over his left shoulder, his right index finger pointing over shoulder. Two cord holes in bottom and signed under woman's rig…
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Title
Netsuke
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ivory
Dimensions
4.0 x 3.0 x 3.8 cm
Description
Two ivory figures, man and woman. Seated woman has bowl between knees and is displaying open book. Her back is turned to standing man who appears to be directing to something over his left shoulder, his right index finger pointing over shoulder. Two cord holes in bottom and signed under woman's right knee. Design has been incised with fine markings, and paint on man's hat band and on kimono ties on his back. Detail on base of netsuke very good.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
female
male
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0281
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Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ivory; wood; fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
103.08.0284
Description
The case is in five segments which are both held together and can be separated by tension of the purple cord. Cord extends from a hole on either extremity of segments rim edges, through to attach itself to the ivory netsuke. Netsuke is woman supporting small child on her back at left shoulder, woma…
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Title
Medicine Case
Date
1800 – 1890
Material
ivory; wood; fibre; metal
Dimensions
2.2 x 5.7 x 9.3 cm
Description
The case is in five segments which are both held together and can be separated by tension of the purple cord. Cord extends from a hole on either extremity of segments rim edges, through to attach itself to the ivory netsuke. Netsuke is woman supporting small child on her back at left shoulder, woman wearing kimono, obi and getas. Signature on woman's right leg. Cord hole found on woman's left hip. Round filigree brass button slides on cord between netsuke and inro. Lacquer design on inro is landscape with birds on one side. Obverse is harbour scene with lighthouse boats and full moon, all in gold and black lacquer.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
female
child
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0284
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Date
1880 – 1900
Material
paper; wood
Catalogue Number
103.08.0299 a-i
Description
Eight small souvenir paper fans with thin bamboo handles. Red is most dominant colour on all fans. Fans (a-f) are palmate in shape while (g-i) are smaller and circular. All five have a little mirror placed upper left center, and a blue and yellow fan motif at the base where handle meets paper. (a) …
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Title
Miniature Fan Collection
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
paper; wood
Dimensions
14.5 cm
Description
Eight small souvenir paper fans with thin bamboo handles. Red is most dominant colour on all fans. Fans (a-f) are palmate in shape while (g-i) are smaller and circular. All five have a little mirror placed upper left center, and a blue and yellow fan motif at the base where handle meets paper. (a) image of Japanese woman, bottom left, in 3/4 profile facing right, Japanese male, upper right, faces woman. Small mirror makes up one side of a suspended box. Both figures have bright red lips. (b) Male figure bottom left, looks upwards towards figure of Japanese woman, upper left. Mirror in shape of full moon in background is partially hidden by midground post bearing Japanese calligraphy. (c) Two Japanese males in 3/4 profile facing each other, dressed in official looking clothing. Both are mustached. Mirror appears as one side of street lantern in background. (d) Image of Japanese woman, upper right, looking left toward male who wields a fan in his right hand, the mirror is a part of fan. (e) image of two Japanese women bottom left, faces in 3/4 profile, man wearing helmet upper right. Half moon shaped mirror upper left. (f) Japanese woman lower left, in 3/4 profile. Man in upper right looking down. Mirror in upper left corner in shape of lantern. (g) Small round fan with scene painted on both sides. One side, similar to (a-d) shows male Japanese figure looking right toward female figure, upperight. Small mirror hangs on stand, upper right center. On reverse is red circle with blue, white, and purple cloud like background above yellow fan shape. . Green calligraphy, left center, framed by three consecutive frames. (h) small round fan with scene painted on both sides. On front is similar design to (b) with male figure looking up towards female figure. Round mirror. Same design on back as (g). (i) small round fan with small square mirror and man in lower left corner looking up at woman.
Subject
households
miniatures
figure
female
male
Japanese
Edith Morse Robb
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0299 a-i
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Date
1885 – 1925
Material
fibre; glass; ivory
Catalogue Number
103.08.0360
Description
A purse of blue grey silk with ivory battens at drawstring closure, and embroidered beaded figures of man and woman dancing. Purse is essentially a square with a panel along the sides and bottom for width, with a stiff panel inserted at the bottom between lining and purse. Top draws closed with a s…
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Title
Purse
Date
1885 – 1925
Material
fibre; glass; ivory
Dimensions
22.2 x 5.4 x 21.8 cm
Description
A purse of blue grey silk with ivory battens at drawstring closure, and embroidered beaded figures of man and woman dancing. Purse is essentially a square with a panel along the sides and bottom for width, with a stiff panel inserted at the bottom between lining and purse. Top draws closed with a silver metallic cord through a short ivory batten on the front and back causing the bag to form two pleats on either side. Ends of cord have red and grey beaded loop tassels. Bag lined front, back and bottom with pink silk. Figures beaded on front of purse depict woman in yellow dress and man in green trousers and pink jacket holding top hat while they are dancing.
Subject
households
hobbies
embroidery
figure
male
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0360
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Date
1950 – 1975
Material
paper; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.0372 a,b
Description
Two Japanese paper wallets which open like a book, each containing small flat package of "Handy Paper" tissues folded into plastic wrapper with line indicating, "open here . open please" across the middle. Each contained in cardboard package. (a) orange red, printed with large flower inside black c…
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Title
Paper Wallet
Date
1950 – 1975
Material
paper; plastic
Dimensions
0.8 x 8.4 x 13.9 cm
Description
Two Japanese paper wallets which open like a book, each containing small flat package of "Handy Paper" tissues folded into plastic wrapper with line indicating, "open here . open please" across the middle. Each contained in cardboard package. (a) orange red, printed with large flower inside black circle on cross hatched background. One side contains pocket holding tissue package, other side has 12.0 x 5.0 cm mirror, and long narrow pocket holding black plastic pocket comb covered with fake leather. (b) red with green medallion pattern , one side forms flap covering slit pocket for tissue package, with deep, flat pocket behind. Inside pocket is business card written in Japanese. Found folded in purse is cellophane package containing two long, flat representations of kimoned Japanese woman made from folded paper, marbled yellow cardboard cover.
Subject
Whyte home
personal
accessories
travel
souvenir
households
figure
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.08.0372 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1930
Material
ceramic
Catalogue Number
104.19.0059
Description
Spheroid container with small neck and opening topped with loose fitting, domed lid which rests over jar neck. Overall white glaze with landscape including three figures, and lid has single figure on it. Calligraphy painted on bottom which has a trimmed foot. Pink and turquoise scroll decoration on…
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Title
Food Storage Jar
Date
1890 – 1930
Material
ceramic
Dimensions
10.8 x 9.0 cm
Description
Spheroid container with small neck and opening topped with loose fitting, domed lid which rests over jar neck. Overall white glaze with landscape including three figures, and lid has single figure on it. Calligraphy painted on bottom which has a trimmed foot. Pink and turquoise scroll decoration on jar near neck possibly created with wax resist technique.
Subject
households
figure
male
female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.19.0059
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Date
1870 – 1890
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
104.20.0412
Description
Shallow footed bowl. Deep ridged foot which is lacquered in red inside. Bowl exterior is varnished wood, bowl interior red lacquer with silver, gold and black decoration of three woman carrying twig bundles overhead. Extensive hairline cracking apparently caused by wood warpage.
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Title
Sauce Dish
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
wood
Dimensions
4.7 x 11.8 x 12.4 cm
Description
Shallow footed bowl. Deep ridged foot which is lacquered in red inside. Bowl exterior is varnished wood, bowl interior red lacquer with silver, gold and black decoration of three woman carrying twig bundles overhead. Extensive hairline cracking apparently caused by wood warpage.
Subject
households
Edith Morse Robb
figure
female
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.20.0412
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