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Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; skin
Catalogue Number
103.01.3023 a,b
Description
Two armbands made from yarn.a) Thick bright pink yarn (10.0 to 20.0 cm long) tied onto a white shoelace (22.5 cm circumference).b) Lengths of purple yarn (16.0 cm long) folded in half and machine stiched with heavy black thread to create a fringe. Leather thongs are attached to each end of the arm…
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Title
Armband
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; skin
Dimensions
19.0 (a); 18.0 (b) x 22.0 (a); 9.0 (b) cm
Description
Two armbands made from yarn.a) Thick bright pink yarn (10.0 to 20.0 cm long) tied onto a white shoelace (22.5 cm circumference).b) Lengths of purple yarn (16.0 cm long) folded in half and machine stiched with heavy black thread to create a fringe. Leather thongs are attached to each end of the armband (24.4 cm circumference).
Subject
Indians
costumes
ceremonial
crafts
sewing
needlework
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.3023 a,b
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Date
1890 – 1939
Material
paper
Catalogue Number
110.01.1051
Description
Handmade box with a hinged lid. The box has cotton tape hinges, is plain grey on the inside, and is covered with floral paper on the outside.
Title
Box
Date
1890 – 1939
Material
paper
Description
Handmade box with a hinged lid. The box has cotton tape hinges, is plain grey on the inside, and is covered with floral paper on the outside.
Subject
crafts
sewing
storage
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
110.01.1051
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Date
1820 – 1850
Material
paper; paint; glue; fibre
Catalogue Number
110.01.1044 a,b
Description
Hand made paper box with cover. Is oblong with rounded edges decorated in green and white leaf pattern, blue, black and white trim on the inside."Belonged to Dr. Schaffer's mother" hand written on bottom of box.
Title
Box
Date
1820 – 1850
Material
paper; paint; glue; fibre
Dimensions
9.7 x 20.7 cm
Description
Hand made paper box with cover. Is oblong with rounded edges decorated in green and white leaf pattern, blue, black and white trim on the inside."Belonged to Dr. Schaffer's mother" hand written on bottom of box.
Subject
households
hobbies
needlework
sewing
Mary Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
110.01.1044 a,b
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Date
1820 – 1850
Material
paper
Catalogue Number
110.01.1045 a-c
Description
A small white oval shaped paper box with blue trim. There is sticker on label from a hotel in Europe. Inside small piece lace, 10.7x4.3 cm. Inside lid, on bottom written "B E .... trim from Mary E. Fowler Oct 5, 1875" "Made by S.M. Potts" probably refers to the lace.
Title
Box
Date
1820 – 1850
Material
paper
Dimensions
4.0 x 5.5 cm
Description
A small white oval shaped paper box with blue trim. There is sticker on label from a hotel in Europe. Inside small piece lace, 10.7x4.3 cm. Inside lid, on bottom written "B E .... trim from Mary E. Fowler Oct 5, 1875" "Made by S.M. Potts" probably refers to the lace.
Subject
households
hobbies
needlework
sewing
Mary Schaffer Warren
S. M. Potts
Mary E. Fowler
Credit
Gift of Charles C. Reid, Banff, Alberta, 1986
Catalogue Number
110.01.1045 a-c
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Date
1915
Material
skin, deer; fibre; glass; plastic; metal
Catalogue Number
103.05.1176
Description
A fringed deerskin jacket with thread embroidery on the yoke, front and back, and cuffs. The jacket has a fringe along the yoke at the back, the front, and extending down the sides and the sleeves. There is a front opening with metal buttons (ship’s anchor design) and buttonholes; plastic buttons o…
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Title
Buckskin Jacket
Date
1915
Material
skin, deer; fibre; glass; plastic; metal
Dimensions
44.0 x 58.0cm cm
Description
A fringed deerskin jacket with thread embroidery on the yoke, front and back, and cuffs. The jacket has a fringe along the yoke at the back, the front, and extending down the sides and the sleeves. There is a front opening with metal buttons (ship’s anchor design) and buttonholes; plastic buttons on cuffs. The jacket has a pinked stand-up pinked collar and pinked cuffs, pockets and bottom edges. Simple floral embroidery work using brown, yellow and pink thread on yoke (back and front), pockets, and red and brown simple stitching on the cuffs. Measurement arms and shoulders 124.0cm wide.
Subject
crafts
sewing
beadwork
Mary Sharpless Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Eric C. Sharpless, 2009
Catalogue Number
103.05.1176
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Date
1915
Material
skin, deer; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
103.05.1177
Description
An adult’s beaded buckskin jacket with leather tie front closing; appears to be Stoney beadwork; all beadwork done in the lazy stitch. Blue, green, and ochre beads, stitched in rows on breast front, beading of and blue and ochre on the shoulders and around the armholes, a rounded chevron-shaped des…
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Title
Buckskin Jacket
Date
1915
Material
skin, deer; glass; fibre
Dimensions
51.0 x 65.0cm cm
Description
An adult’s beaded buckskin jacket with leather tie front closing; appears to be Stoney beadwork; all beadwork done in the lazy stitch. Blue, green, and ochre beads, stitched in rows on breast front, beading of and blue and ochre on the shoulders and around the armholes, a rounded chevron-shaped design (five rows) of alternating dark and light blue beads on the back ending with two light blue, dark blue and ochre, tails. The beadwork from the bottom rounded chevron-shaped pattern extends to the shoulders and down the arms meeting with two separate rows (of two) of blue and ochre beads. The cuffs and bottom of the jacket have cutouts on wide fringes and also have the regular narrow fringes. There are fringes around the armholes, down the sleeves and around the v-shaped beadwork design on the back. The jacket has no collar but has a strip of pinked thin leather sewn down, ending in a cutout beaded flap (13.0cm long) which is sewn on so that it hangs down like a small necktie when the jacket is closed. The jacket has ochre spots on the front and back and yellow spots on the sleeves. Measurement 148.0cm, across chest.
Subject
crafts
sewing
beadwork
Mary Sharpless Schaffer Warren
Credit
Gift of Eric C. Sharpless, 2009
Catalogue Number
103.05.1177
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Date
1910 – 1940
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.45.0002
Description
A pair of metal scissors with a screw hinge. The blades are straight and very thick at a blunt edge with a rectangular notch cut out near the base of the sharp edge forming an open slit when the scissors are closed. The short arms have a fancy angular design spreading out slightly with finger loo…
Title
Buttonhole Scissors
Date
1910 – 1940
Material
metal
Dimensions
0.3 x 4.3 x 9.7 cm
Description
A pair of metal scissors with a screw hinge. The blades are straight and very thick at a blunt edge with a rectangular notch cut out near the base of the sharp edge forming an open slit when the scissors are closed. The short arms have a fancy angular design spreading out slightly with finger loops at the end.
Subject
households
crafts
needlework
sewing
hobbies
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.45.0002
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Date
1940 – 1970
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
110.01.1052
Description
A lidded wooden box with brass hinges and closure. The box top is marked “BENSON & HEDGES B&H London - Montreal - New York” and “Beware of imitations” along with a coat of arms and “BY APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING.” The front of the box is marked “Invincibles de B. & H.” below the fro…
Title
Cigar Box
Date
1940 – 1970
Material
wood; metal
Description
A lidded wooden box with brass hinges and closure. The box top is marked “BENSON & HEDGES B&H London - Montreal - New York” and “Beware of imitations” along with a coat of arms and “BY APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING.” The front of the box is marked “Invincibles de B. & H.” below the front closure. The inside of the lid is marked similar to the outside, but also has a flower sticker and some crayon scribbling.
Subject
households
hobbies
crafts
sewing
Credit
Purchased from Phyllis Cain, Banff, 1988
Catalogue Number
110.01.1052
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Catalogue Number
108.05.3003 a,b
Description
Two very similar handmade dolls, one (b) has a slightly darker coloured face. Each doll has a firmly stuffed fabric body and is dressed in hide clothing - a pullover coat with a hood, leggings, and footwear. The coat has fur tirm on the bottom hem and around the hood opening. Each doll’s facial f…
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Title
Doll
Date
prior to 1970
Material
skin; glass; fibre
Dimensions
4.5 x 18.0 x 28.5 cm
Description
Two very similar handmade dolls, one (b) has a slightly darker coloured face. Each doll has a firmly stuffed fabric body and is dressed in hide clothing - a pullover coat with a hood, leggings, and footwear. The coat has fur tirm on the bottom hem and around the hood opening. Each doll’s facial features are beaded with black for the eyes and nostrils and red for the mouth.
Subject
Indians
crafts
sewing
children
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.05.3003 a,b
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; skin; glass
Catalogue Number
108.05.3004
Description
Handmade male doll with a firmly stuffed cloth body and a hide covered head. The doll has black yarn hair with two braids, and beaded facial features with red beads for the mouth and black beads for the eyes and nostrils. The braids are wrapped with beaded hide at the ends. The doll’s clothes are …
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Title
Doll
Date
prior to 1970
Material
fibre; skin; glass
Dimensions
4.5 x 16.0 x 28.0 cm
Description
Handmade male doll with a firmly stuffed cloth body and a hide covered head. The doll has black yarn hair with two braids, and beaded facial features with red beads for the mouth and black beads for the eyes and nostrils. The braids are wrapped with beaded hide at the ends. The doll’s clothes are made of hide with a headband, shirt, leggings and simple moccasins. The shirt and fringed leggings are decorated with squares of red and white beads. The headband is also decorated with red and white beads. The doll is made from moose hide and has mule deer hide shoes.
Subject
Indians
crafts
beadwork
sewing
children
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.05.3004
Images
Less detail

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