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Date
1950 – 1979
Material
hair
Catalogue Number
103.03.0074 a,b
Description
Pair of ladies after ski boots, black wool with embroidered red wool trim. One strip of trim is stitched from toe, over instep to ankle level and one strip is stitched around ankle. Trim is embroidered in yellow and black snowflake like floral motif. A red fabric with a low pile is stitched to uppe…
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Title
After Ski Boots
Date
1950 – 1979
Material
hair
Dimensions
14.0 x 9.0 x 27.0 cm
Description
Pair of ladies after ski boots, black wool with embroidered red wool trim. One strip of trim is stitched from toe, over instep to ankle level and one strip is stitched around ankle. Trim is embroidered in yellow and black snowflake like floral motif. A red fabric with a low pile is stitched to upper edge and "V" shaped closure, the same red fabric covers platform between sole and uppers. Sole is white felt (1 cm. thick) a thick red shoe lace fits through one hole on each side of closure. Laces have a wooden piece on one end only. Boots are lined with white felt. Insoles are a heavy woven material.
Subject
households
sports
skiing
winter
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.03.0074 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1970
Material
wood; metal; rubber; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1025 a,b
Description
Pair solid wood skis with steel edges and metal cable bindings. Metal edges screwed on to 10.0 from tip, point scraped off, rounded tip, 10.0 cm rise. Varnished wood mostly scraped off. "Tyrolia" toe clamp, 24.6 cm long metal heel plate nailed on to ski. Cable binding with rubber heel piece, le…
Title
Alpine Skis
Date
1950 – 1970
Material
wood; metal; rubber; skin
Dimensions
8.5 x 187.0 cm
Description
Pair solid wood skis with steel edges and metal cable bindings. Metal edges screwed on to 10.0 from tip, point scraped off, rounded tip, 10.0 cm rise. Varnished wood mostly scraped off. "Tyrolia" toe clamp, 24.6 cm long metal heel plate nailed on to ski. Cable binding with rubber heel piece, leather keeper straps looped on to cable bindings.
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Heidi Lohr, Banff, 1985
Catalogue Number
108.04.1025 a,b
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Date
1958
Material
plastic; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1032 a,b
Description
Blue "Kastle" skis with aluminum and leather bindings. Full length steel core, blue plastic top, yellow plastic base. Steel edges. Triangular, swivel toe clamp, swivel heel plate. 240.0 long leather binding strap. Manufacturer's label at tip. Near tip Olympic games symbol. Circular black and…
Title
Alpine Skis
Date
1958
Material
plastic; metal; skin
Dimensions
7.0 x 210.0 cm
Description
Blue "Kastle" skis with aluminum and leather bindings. Full length steel core, blue plastic top, yellow plastic base. Steel edges. Triangular, swivel toe clamp, swivel heel plate. 240.0 long leather binding strap. Manufacturer's label at tip. Near tip Olympic games symbol. Circular black and gold insignia, toe clamp "Marker" heel plate "Racer".
Subject
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Kelly Sykes, Banff, 1985
Catalogue Number
108.04.1032 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1960
Material
hair; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.04.0070
Description
A machine knitted helmet of dark blue, with wide blue and white wavy striped band at bottom, small white pompon at top, and hole for eyes at middle with small visor above. Visor stiffened with stiff nylon mesh lining, striped band folds up to cover hole and visor and transform balaclava into a wool…
Title
Balaclava
Date
1950 – 1960
Material
hair; plastic
Dimensions
25.0 x 35.0 cm
Description
A machine knitted helmet of dark blue, with wide blue and white wavy striped band at bottom, small white pompon at top, and hole for eyes at middle with small visor above. Visor stiffened with stiff nylon mesh lining, striped band folds up to cover hole and visor and transform balaclava into a wool cap with wide striped cuff. Gold tag attached "Styled by Colin N62 .... Colin K Lax Ltd, Montreal".
Subject
households
sports
winter
skiing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.04.0070
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Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood; skin; sinew
Catalogue Number
106.04.0052 a,b
Description
Small, one piece beavertail snowshoes. Rounded toe, very slight rise at toe. (a) Crossbar broken 4.0x22.3x.07 wooden reinforcement, 4 screws onto broken piece. Skin lacing, pulled away at toe and heel, repairs at toe with twine and string. (b) same as (a) repairs at toe hole also. "S.W." in pe…
Title
Beavertail Snowshoes
Date
prior to 1970
Material
wood; skin; sinew
Dimensions
30.5 x 107.2 cm
Description
Small, one piece beavertail snowshoes. Rounded toe, very slight rise at toe. (a) Crossbar broken 4.0x22.3x.07 wooden reinforcement, 4 screws onto broken piece. Skin lacing, pulled away at toe and heel, repairs at toe with twine and string. (b) same as (a) repairs at toe hole also. "S.W." in pencil on tail.
Subject
activities
sports
winter
snowshoeing
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.04.0052 a,b
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Date
1956 – 1970
Material
fibre
Catalogue Number
105.02.1009 a,b
Description
2 Banff Winter Carnival crests. 2 identical crests (12.5 in diameter), inner circle (6.5 across) has white sheep's head set on purple backing. "Winter Carnival Banff" written around the outside in red lettering on white, a purple, jagged border.
Title
Commemorative Crest
Date
1956 – 1970
Material
fibre
Description
2 Banff Winter Carnival crests. 2 identical crests (12.5 in diameter), inner circle (6.5 across) has white sheep's head set on purple backing. "Winter Carnival Banff" written around the outside in red lettering on white, a purple, jagged border.
Subject
events
Banff Winter Carnival
Credit
Gift of Mabel Aubin, Banff, 1970
Catalogue Number
105.02.1009 a,b
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Date
prior to 1971
Material
wood; skin; sinew
Catalogue Number
106.04.0054 a,b
Description
Pair of long, cross country snowshoes. 3.7 wide front cross bar with manufacturer's decal (Chestnut Canoe Co) in centre. 16.5 high rise at tip. Body lacing ca. .08 wide, thinner lacing at toe and heel. (a) right frame broken just below master cord. (b) left frame broken at toe crossbar. 11.3 …
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Title
Cross Country Snowshoes
Date
prior to 1971
Material
wood; skin; sinew
Dimensions
30.0 x 160.0 cm
Description
Pair of long, cross country snowshoes. 3.7 wide front cross bar with manufacturer's decal (Chestnut Canoe Co) in centre. 16.5 high rise at tip. Body lacing ca. .08 wide, thinner lacing at toe and heel. (a) right frame broken just below master cord. (b) left frame broken at toe crossbar. 11.3 x 2.9 metal brace bolted and rivetted onto frame. Stamped on frame: "12 x 60"
Subject
activities
hunting
winter
Nat Rider
Sach Rider
Viola Hunter
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
106.04.0054 a,b
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Date
1950 – 1975
Material
fibre, synthetic
Catalogue Number
103.05.0099
Description
A knee length ladies blue quilted nylon polyester coat. Machine quilting done to vertical rows of soft puffy quilting alternating with rows of tighter closer stitching, double-breasted, very simple style shaped slightly at the waist with open vent at the back from waist to hem. Fairly wide collar a…
Title
Full Length Coat
Date
1950 – 1975
Material
fibre, synthetic
Dimensions
50.0 x 104.0 cm
Description
A knee length ladies blue quilted nylon polyester coat. Machine quilting done to vertical rows of soft puffy quilting alternating with rows of tighter closer stitching, double-breasted, very simple style shaped slightly at the waist with open vent at the back from waist to hem. Fairly wide collar and lapels. Pockets in vertical seam on each side of front with pointed plackets. Three buttons on either side of front covered with same material as coat. Full lining inside of name material unquilted. Separate long piece quilted material with buttonhole at either end and slightly pointed at the middle found in one pocket, belt?
Subject
households
winter
CRW
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.0099
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Date
1950 – 1955
Material
fur; cloth (felt)
Catalogue Number
103.04.1049
Description
Toque style hat made of fur with bright blue felt lining.
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Title
Fur Hat
Date
1950 – 1955
Material
fur; cloth (felt)
Dimensions
22.0 cm
Description
Toque style hat made of fur with bright blue felt lining.
Subject
winter clothing
fur
Gertie Hartefeld
Credit
Gift of Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 2004
Catalogue Number
103.04.1049
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Date
1950 – 1955
Material
hair, animal; fibre; metal; skin; glass
Catalogue Number
103.05.1166
Description
3/4 length, hooded muskrat and mixed fur parka. Appliqued black and white hide caribou figures along cuffs, hem and shoulders. Red felt trim on cuffs, hem and shoulders, brown sateen lining and heavy metal full-length zipper with ribbon covering it.
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Title
Fur Parka
Date
1950 – 1955
Material
hair, animal; fibre; metal; skin; glass
Dimensions
70.0 x 110.0 cm
Description
3/4 length, hooded muskrat and mixed fur parka. Appliqued black and white hide caribou figures along cuffs, hem and shoulders. Red felt trim on cuffs, hem and shoulders, brown sateen lining and heavy metal full-length zipper with ribbon covering it.
Subject
households
clothing
winter
Gertie Hartefeld
Credit
Gift of Margaret Gmoser, Harvie Heights, 2004
Catalogue Number
103.05.1166
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