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Date
1920 – 1950
Material
metal; metal, brass; glass
Catalogue Number
104.27.0004
Description
An atomizer with two long thin silver-coloured tubular horizontal arms that pass through a round button and emerge at the other end as a single nozzle. The button is threaded at the bottom to screw onto a bottle, and holds a short glass tube perpendicular to the arms. The arms are clamped togethe…
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Title
Atomizer
Date
1920 – 1950
Material
metal; metal, brass; glass
Dimensions
5.4 x 1.6 x 14.3 cm
Description
An atomizer with two long thin silver-coloured tubular horizontal arms that pass through a round button and emerge at the other end as a single nozzle. The button is threaded at the bottom to screw onto a bottle, and holds a short glass tube perpendicular to the arms. The arms are clamped together with metal a clip and have a hollow oval mouthpiece which slips over a brass nipple at the end of the arms. The button of the atomizer is marked “DeVilbiss 15 Toledo, O. U.S.A.” and the brass nipple is marked “UP”.
Subject
households
grooming
medicinal
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.27.0004
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Date
1900 – 1915
Material
wood; hair
Catalogue Number
103.07.0036
Description
A rounded rectangular clothes brush with short stiff bristles.
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Title
Clothes Brush
Date
1900 – 1915
Material
wood; hair
Dimensions
4.0 x 15.5 cm
Description
A rounded rectangular clothes brush with short stiff bristles.
Subject
clothes
grooming
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0036
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Date
1900 – 1904
Material
wood, ebony; hair
Catalogue Number
103.07.0044 a,b
Description
Two ebony clothes brushes with natural bristles. Each brush has an inlaid orange and black “P” on the brush handle (top).
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Title
Clothes Brush
Date
1900 – 1904
Material
wood, ebony; hair
Dimensions
19.0 (a); 18.0 (b) cm
Description
Two ebony clothes brushes with natural bristles. Each brush has an inlaid orange and black “P” on the brush handle (top).
Subject
clothing
grooming
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0044 a,b
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Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.07.0038
Description
A small whisk brush with long whitish bristles held by flattened gold-plated metal cup at the top with a small knob and a silver screw.
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Title
Clothes Brush
Date
1900 – 1940
Material
metal; fibre
Dimensions
8.5 x 1.5 x 5.0 cm
Description
A small whisk brush with long whitish bristles held by flattened gold-plated metal cup at the top with a small knob and a silver screw.
Subject
clothing
grooming
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.0038
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.02.0019
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the profile of a human head forming the handle. The comb has long pointed teeth.
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Title
Comb
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
6.0 x 29.0 cm
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the profile of a human head forming the handle. The comb has long pointed teeth.
Subject
households
grooming
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0019
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Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
103.02.0020
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the handle curving in from the teeth and then flaring out again to be cut off in a straight line with a small arch shape in the middle of the top.
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Title
Comb
Date
1930 – 1940
Material
wood
Dimensions
0.6 x 6.1 x 25.5 cm
Description
A long narrow comb carved of wood with the handle curving in from the teeth and then flaring out again to be cut off in a straight line with a small arch shape in the middle of the top.
Subject
households
grooming
decorative
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0020
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Date
1900 – 1905
Material
shell, tortoise; metal, silver
Catalogue Number
103.02.0030
Description
A tortoise shell comb with a silver piece to fit over the spine. This was probably part of a dresser set. The monogram 'P.E.B.' is on the spine. The silver is marked with hallmarks and “Sterling C1648”.
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Title
Comb
Date
1900 – 1905
Material
shell, tortoise; metal, silver
Dimensions
4.5 x 23.0 cm
Description
A tortoise shell comb with a silver piece to fit over the spine. This was probably part of a dresser set. The monogram 'P.E.B.' is on the spine. The silver is marked with hallmarks and “Sterling C1648”.
Subject
households
grooming
Pearl Brewster Moore
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0030
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Date
1890 – 1920
Material
shell, tortoise; metal, silver
Catalogue Number
103.02.0031 a,b
Description
A small tortoise shell comb with a silver spine (a) and a silver sheath (b) which slips over the teeth. Engraved on the sheath is “T.S.S. NESTOR”. There are hallmarks on the comb’s spine and the letters “MnWr”.
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Title
Comb
Date
1890 – 1920
Material
shell, tortoise; metal, silver
Dimensions
2.2 x 9.2 cm
Description
A small tortoise shell comb with a silver spine (a) and a silver sheath (b) which slips over the teeth. Engraved on the sheath is “T.S.S. NESTOR”. There are hallmarks on the comb’s spine and the letters “MnWr”.
Subject
households
grooming
souvenir
transportation
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0031 a,b
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Date
1900 – 1920
Material
glass; paint
Catalogue Number
103.02.0015
Description
A glass jar for the top of a dressing table. The clear glass jar is decorated with a molded leaf pattern around the bottom, and a hobnail pattern at the top lip. Both of these patterns are highlighted with gold paint. A red glass jar sets into the clear glass one.
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Title
Cosmetic Jar
Date
1900 – 1920
Material
glass; paint
Dimensions
7.0 cm
Description
A glass jar for the top of a dressing table. The clear glass jar is decorated with a molded leaf pattern around the bottom, and a hobnail pattern at the top lip. Both of these patterns are highlighted with gold paint. A red glass jar sets into the clear glass one.
Subject
households
grooming
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0015
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Date
1870 – 1910
Material
meatl, iron; paint
Catalogue Number
103.02.0026
Description
An iron used for crimping hair. This iron has scissor-like handles that are painted black. There is one double blade and one single blade for crimping. The iron is marked with some illegible initials and “Osborne & Co.” and “.00”.
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Title
Crimping Iron
Date
1870 – 1910
Material
meatl, iron; paint
Dimensions
1.3 x 6.7 x 25.5 cm
Description
An iron used for crimping hair. This iron has scissor-like handles that are painted black. There is one double blade and one single blade for crimping. The iron is marked with some illegible initials and “Osborne & Co.” and “.00”.
Subject
households
grooming
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.02.0026
Images
Less detail

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