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Date
1974
Material
fibre, wool; cotton
Catalogue Number
107.02.1008
Description
A picture of St. Michael's Mount Cornwall, England done in needlepoint embroidery with wool and cotton stitches. The picture depicts a rocky promontory with a castellated mansion and an ancient chapel. There are buildings at the bottom of the mount done in fine cotton embroidery with what appears…
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Title
Embroidery Picture
Date
1974
Material
fibre, wool; cotton
Dimensions
24.5 x 33.5 cm
Description
A picture of St. Michael's Mount Cornwall, England done in needlepoint embroidery with wool and cotton stitches. The picture depicts a rocky promontory with a castellated mansion and an ancient chapel. There are buildings at the bottom of the mount done in fine cotton embroidery with what appears to be ships in centre right. Bottom is rocks and greenery. Cloudy sky in background.
Subject
households
furnishings
Pearl Moore
needlework
embroidery
hobbies
Credit
Gift of Dorothy Cranstone, Banff, 1987
Catalogue Number
107.02.1008
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Date
1940
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
103.04.1025
Description
White felt hat with many names embroidered in red. Names include: G. Brewster, J. McFadden, R. S. Cushing, etc. Inside “R.E. Brett.”
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Title
Hat
Date
1940
Material
fibre
Description
White felt hat with many names embroidered in red. Names include: G. Brewster, J. McFadden, R. S. Cushing, etc. Inside “R.E. Brett.”
Subject
R.E. Brett
G. Brewster
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Dick Keller, Banff, 1988
Catalogue Number
103.04.1025
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Date
1913
Material
hair; fibre
Catalogue Number
107.02.0024
Description
A rectangular piece of commercially woven needlepoint canvas with sampler design worked in wool slightly off centre and closer to the top. Background fabric natural ecru colour with rectangular sampler bordered in blue with light blue fret pattern edging. Alphabet of capital letters worked at the t…
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Title
Cross Stitch Sampler
Date
1913
Material
hair; fibre
Dimensions
23.0 x 30.4 cm
Description
A rectangular piece of commercially woven needlepoint canvas with sampler design worked in wool slightly off centre and closer to the top. Background fabric natural ecru colour with rectangular sampler bordered in blue with light blue fret pattern edging. Alphabet of capital letters worked at the top in tan colour with cross stitch, with a cross stitched dog filling the space left at the end of the alphabet, then a row of blue cross stitching divides the numerals from 1 through 9 to 0 in light green, ending with the date "1913", then a blue line followed by "Catharine Robb", in pink, "her sampler, aged 7", in light green. Followed by a blue line with a small looped garland of pink flowers hanging from it, and a picture below carefully worked in needlepoint of a basket of flowers at the centre and a tree in pink flowerpot on either side.
Subject
households
decorative
craft
needlework
CR
children
Edith Morse Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.02.0024
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Date
1902
Material
fibre; paper
Catalogue Number
104.45.1012
Description
Hand made small folding needle case. The light brown fabric cover is made in one piece and decorated with delicate embroidered flowers and the initials “A” and “J.” The interior of the case is lined with darker brown fabric and has two section. Inside the case is a small card with “This needle b…
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Title
Needle Case
Date
1902
Material
fibre; paper
Description
Hand made small folding needle case. The light brown fabric cover is made in one piece and decorated with delicate embroidered flowers and the initials “A” and “J.” The interior of the case is lined with darker brown fabric and has two section. Inside the case is a small card with “This needle book belonged to Jane or Bettie Jefferis sisters of Jacob Jefferis My mother’s grandfather Mary T.S. Schaffer Feb. 2nd 1902” handwritten in pencil.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
embroidery
Mary Schaffer
Jane Jefferis
Bettie Jefferis
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
104.45.1012
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Date
1873 – 1873
Material
linen; wood; glass;
Catalogue Number
107.02.1041
Description
Needlepoint sampler by Lucy Ann Andrew, aged 11 years, 1873. Mounted in a shadowbox with wooden frame and plexiglass front. The sampler is done in cross-stitch, multi-coloured (brown, dark grey, light grey and blue) on a loosely woven ecru linen. It depicts an alphabetical display of double upper a…
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Title
Needlepoint Sampler
Date
1873 – 1873
Material
linen; wood; glass;
Dimensions
32.5 x 24.2 cm
Description
Needlepoint sampler by Lucy Ann Andrew, aged 11 years, 1873. Mounted in a shadowbox with wooden frame and plexiglass front. The sampler is done in cross-stitch, multi-coloured (brown, dark grey, light grey and blue) on a loosely woven ecru linen. It depicts an alphabetical display of double upper and single lowercase needlepoint work including “Lucy Ann Andrew, her sampler, aged 11 years, August 6, 1873”, located in bottom one-third portion of sampler. There is a stitched hem around three-quarters of what would have been unfinished weft and warp.
Subject
households
decorative
children
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Silvia and Eric Soole, Victoria, 2009
Catalogue Number
107.02.1041
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Date
1822 – 1822
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Catalogue Number
107.02.0008
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a double-stitched border with stitched bars between each row of letters (A-Z) beginning with capital letters, followed by numerals from 1 to 10, then lower case letters (a-z), then numerals fr…
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Title
Sampler
Date
1822 – 1822
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Dimensions
19.0; 22.0 (frame) x 21.0; 23.5 (frame) cm
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a double-stitched border with stitched bars between each row of letters (A-Z) beginning with capital letters, followed by numerals from 1 to 10, then lower case letters (a-z), then numerals from 1 to 6, then large capital letters (A-F), and ending with “Serena Matilda Potts 1822.” The piece was originally framed in a simple brown wood frame with a parallel line (wood grain?) texture. The paper backing has “Serena Potts’ work born 1812” handwritten and a “Royal Picture Gallery” (Calgary, Alberta) framer’s sticker.
Subject
households
decorative
children
crafts
needlework
Serena M. Potts
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.02.0008
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Date
1809 (attributed)
Material
fibre, cotton
Catalogue Number
107.02.1005
Description
Traditional sampler, full frame of different styles of lettering and numbering. Top begins with four lines followed by double alphabet and numbers 1 to 7, four more alphabets with numbers are separated by different styles of decorative lines. Final alphabet is followed by A.M. Each alphabet h…
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Title
Embroidery Sampler
Date
1809 (attributed)
Material
fibre, cotton
Dimensions
33.5 x 29.0 cm
Description
Traditional sampler, full frame of different styles of lettering and numbering. Top begins with four lines followed by double alphabet and numbers 1 to 7, four more alphabets with numbers are separated by different styles of decorative lines. Final alphabet is followed by A.M. Each alphabet has letter Z followed by ampersand and a small c. Below final alphabet is "Susan Lehman Her Work Done in the Ninth Year" At bottom of embroidery is a line with various animals and birds with a tree in the centre.
Subject
households
furnishings
Susan Lehman
Mary Schaffer Warren
needlework
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
107.02.1005
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Date
1796 – 1796
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Catalogue Number
107.02.0009
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on a loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a narrow double-stitched border with a floral band at the top followed by rows of letters of the alphabet separated by horizontal bars. Most of the letters are worked twice together through…
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Title
Sampler
Date
1796 – 1796
Material
fibre, flax; wood; paper; metal
Dimensions
15.0; 18.0 (frame) x 20.0; 22.5 (frame) cm
Description
A needlepoint sampler, in many colours, done in cross-stitch on a loosely woven ecru linen. The sampler has a narrow double-stitched border with a floral band at the top followed by rows of letters of the alphabet separated by horizontal bars. Most of the letters are worked twice together through the alphabet repeating from A to D at the end, followed by another floral band as at the top, and then “Susanah Lehman November the 3 1796.” The sampler was originally framed in a simple brown wood frame with parallel line texture (wood grain?) and has a framer’s sticker on the back “The Royal Art Gallery” (Calgary, Alberta).
Subject
households
decorative
children
crafts
needlework
Susanah Lehman
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
107.02.0009
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Date
1920 – 1960
Material
fibre; metal
Catalogue Number
105.06.1034
Description
Fabric covered and lined folding writing case. Back is black, front is padded with a decorative, predominantly blue, embroidered pattern. Centred on the front is a blue bird with wings extended and head up. The inside of the case is covered with a patterned orange fabric. The right side has cor…
Title
Writing Case
Date
1920 – 1960
Material
fibre; metal
Description
Fabric covered and lined folding writing case. Back is black, front is padded with a decorative, predominantly blue, embroidered pattern. Centred on the front is a blue bird with wings extended and head up. The inside of the case is covered with a patterned orange fabric. The right side has corner slots, and the left side has an elasticized band and a fold out pocket. The case is fastened with a snap.
Subject
households
Marguerite Orr Rutherford
crafts
needlework
Credit
Gift of Betty Duncan, Calgary, 1995
Catalogue Number
105.06.1034
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; sinew; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.24.3010
Description
Plastic bag containing pieces of hide and sinew used for mending.
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Title
Needlework Kit
Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; sinew; fibre
Description
Plastic bag containing pieces of hide and sinew used for mending.
Subject
Indigenous
crafts
sewing
needlework
households
clothing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.24.3010
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