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Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass wit…
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Title
And Scabbard Dagger
Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
1.7 x 3.3 x 24.5 cm
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass with similar design and small lug with hole through at one side Note: blade guard loose; wooden handle cracked along length; blade pitted. (b) scabbard, narrow and straight, made of two pieces of wood held together by two rings of heavy cast brass with raised floral motifs, becoming oval medallions on one side with cast relief of dragon like figures. Cast brass bands at mouth and tip repeat dragon floral motif of other two bands and have floral motif cut through exposing pebbly stone inlay in wood. Brass ring near top with small brass loop on one side.
Subject
warfare
fighting
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
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Date
1875 – 1930
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Catalogue Number
104.05.0057 a,b
Description
A very thin knife with ebony handle like rifle butt and wooden scabbard wrapped with bands of black cord. (a) dirk, short, narrow, pointed steel blade with reverse curve to sharp shoulder on under side of hilt. Small carved ebony handle shaped like a rifle butt, with carved band of scallops and d…
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Title
And Scabbard Dirk
Date
1875 – 1930
Material
metal; wood; fibre
Dimensions
2.1 x 1.0 x 15.0 cm
Description
A very thin knife with ebony handle like rifle butt and wooden scabbard wrapped with bands of black cord. (a) dirk, short, narrow, pointed steel blade with reverse curve to sharp shoulder on under side of hilt. Small carved ebony handle shaped like a rifle butt, with carved band of scallops and diamond shapes around middle. Two decorative notches carved across butt of handle. Note: handle checked along length. (b) scabbard, small, simple and straight, carved of two pieces of wood with triangular opening at mouth. Top carved to curve downward on one side to accommodate shoulder of blade. Girded with four double bands of finely braided cord, evenly spaced along length, and a fifth triple band at top beneath shoulder. Note: top fibre hands loose and slide up and down.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0057 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to hand…
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Title
And Scabbard Knife
Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Dimensions
4.6 x 2.6 x 33.8 cm
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to handle with roughly formed collar of grey metal. Note: hairline cracks in handle along grain, blade pitted and rusted. (b) scabbard, simple, slightly curved, wood with hoof like ebony tip. Band of tortoiseshell ? at opening carved in shape of flame or flowing leaf sticking out to one side. Round hole drilled through top, five thin lines incised across wood spaced evenly along length of scabbard. Small patches of glossy black material in a few places, and a black colour in the grain of the wood indicate that the wood may have been once enamelled black
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1934
Material
metal; wood; stone
Catalogue Number
104.05.0059 a,b
Description
Kris with carved light coloured wooden handle, collar of pink stones between it and blade, and wooden scabbard of light colour with dark splotches and large organic cover for sword guard. (a) kris, long, narrow, pointed, double edged blade flaring out at shoulders which have ornate, lacy edges and…
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Title
And Scabbard Kris
Date
1850 – 1934
Material
metal; wood; stone
Dimensions
2.5 x 9.0 x 52.8 cm
Description
Kris with carved light coloured wooden handle, collar of pink stones between it and blade, and wooden scabbard of light colour with dark splotches and large organic cover for sword guard. (a) kris, long, narrow, pointed, double edged blade flaring out at shoulders which have ornate, lacy edges and deep double groove incised on either side of blade. Handle is an angular, carved block of wood with a wide band of ebony girding its middle. Small brass ring set in with round pink stones jade? at junction between blade and handle. (b) scabbard, carved of light coloured wood with dark patches. Straight, wide, and rounded at tip with large, flat, rounded crosspiece at mouth. Opening elongated at one end to accept wide shoulder of blade, and crosspiece slightly carved to accentuate shape. Dark splotches of heartwood form organic patterns on the lighter wood of the scabbard.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0059 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1909
Material
metal; wood; skin
Catalogue Number
104.05.0050 a,b
Description
A small narrow sword with wooden scabbard and handle shaped like angular dragon's head. (a) sword, small with thin, narrow, sharply pointed blade, of one piece with handle which is shaped like angular dragon head on long neck. Blade is inlaid with strips of bronze on each side and along spine with …
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Title
And Scabbard Sword
Date
1850 – 1909
Material
metal; wood; skin
Dimensions
3.6 x 3.5 x 53.5 cm
Description
A small narrow sword with wooden scabbard and handle shaped like angular dragon's head. (a) sword, small with thin, narrow, sharply pointed blade, of one piece with handle which is shaped like angular dragon head on long neck. Blade is inlaid with strips of bronze on each side and along spine with incised geometric designs, and a double notch cut into spine on each side near the middle. Handle is overlaid with bronze strips into which designs and features of dragon have been cut. (b) scabbard, made of two pieces of wood shaped to fit the blade and held together with five metal strips around the outside, evenly spaced along length, one strap missing. Front side completely carved with intricate geometric design and small slit carved out near top through which is tied a leather thong.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Sam Ward
Justice Doughty
Ennesmore Gardens
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0050 a,b
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Date
prior to 1967
Material
stone
Catalogue Number
104.06.1003
Description
An oblong shaped axe head, pointed on both ends, dark grey, dimpled stone, slightly flattened, groove around middle of the stone for securing the missing handle.
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Title
Axe Head
Date
prior to 1967
Material
stone
Dimensions
3.5 x 6.0 x 13.0 cm
Description
An oblong shaped axe head, pointed on both ends, dark grey, dimpled stone, slightly flattened, groove around middle of the stone for securing the missing handle.
Subject
Indians
warfare
Tom Simeon
Credit
Gift of Tom Simeon, Morley, 1967
Catalogue Number
104.06.1003
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Date
prior to 1800
Material
mineral
Catalogue Number
104.06.1012
Description
An oval shaped rock with an indentation around middle to secure a band.
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Title
Bludgeon Hammerhead
Date
prior to 1800
Material
mineral
Dimensions
11.1 cm
Description
An oval shaped rock with an indentation around middle to secure a band.
Subject
Indians
warfare
Credit
Gift of Joe A. Brewster, Banff, 1980
Catalogue Number
104.06.1012
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Date
1965 – 1975
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
104.06.0019
Description
Traditional boomerang which is dark brown wood that has, on one side, been incised and notched to create background for emu, bird, decoration.
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Title
Boomerang
Date
1965 – 1975
Material
wood
Dimensions
12.5 x 1.4 x 49.0 cm
Description
Traditional boomerang which is dark brown wood that has, on one side, been incised and notched to create background for emu, bird, decoration.
Subject
warfare
hunting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.06.0019
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Date
1750 – 1800
Material
metal
Catalogue Number
104.08.0005
Description
Small, heavily rusted iron ball.
Title
Cannonball
Date
1750 – 1800
Material
metal
Dimensions
3.7 x 3.7 cm
Description
Small, heavily rusted iron ball.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.08.0005
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Date
prior to 1974
Material
skin; metal
Catalogue Number
103.07.3035 a
Description
(a) Heavy leather belt with separate cartridge holder loops sewn on. Metal buckle with separate strap attached with copper rivets at other end. Tag in CRW's writing: "Sally Bearspaw Mrs Tom Twoyoungmen belt was given to all the chiefs for ammunion at time of signing of Treaty. This was old Chief…
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Title
Cartridge Belt
Date
prior to 1974
Material
skin; metal
Dimensions
8.0 x 103.0 cm
Description
(a) Heavy leather belt with separate cartridge holder loops sewn on. Metal buckle with separate strap attached with copper rivets at other end. Tag in CRW's writing: "Sally Bearspaw Mrs Tom Twoyoungmen belt was given to all the chiefs for ammunion at time of signing of Treaty. This was old Chief Jacob Bearspaws Feb 16 1974," and on reverse: "when gov't talks about Treaty they wear bullet belt. Wants Frank to wear it so he will have more power."
Subject
Indians, Stoney
warfare
Chief Jacob Bearspaw
Sally Bearspaw
treaties
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.07.3035 a
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