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Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Ice pick has a 7.5cm metal sleeve that attaches to the top of broom and a tapered chisel-like pick extending 8cm out. Wood remains in the end of sleeve from a previous broom handle with a nail in the center. The pick has embossment in center 'MADE IN CANADA' and is 2.5cm wide.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
BASKET,BROOM & BRUSH MAKING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
Ice pick has a 7.5cm metal sleeve that attaches to the top of broom and a tapered chisel-like pick extending 8cm out. Wood remains in the end of sleeve from a previous broom handle with a nail in the center. The pick has embossment in center 'MADE IN CANADA' and is 2.5cm wide.
History Of Use
Ice pick was used on the end of brooms used on the C.N.R. for chipping snow and ice away.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
2.5
Length
15.5
Circumference
9.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0054.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Small Birch Bark Basket
Sub-Category
BASKET,BROOM & BRUSH MAKING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
Small Birch Bark Basket
Accession No.
2012.0082.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
A) large bundle of narrow strips of bark folded in half. The exact number of strips is estimated at 48. B) Bundle B is quite thick in volume, and the strips are quite thick. A thinner strip is wrapped around the middle. It is physically numbered 1974.106.4 a-c, but as we have A and C numbered sepeā€¦
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Other Names
Basket Strips
Cedar Strips
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
BASKET,BROOM & BRUSH MAKING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
A) large bundle of narrow strips of bark folded in half. The exact number of strips is estimated at 48. B) Bundle B is quite thick in volume, and the strips are quite thick. A thinner strip is wrapped around the middle. It is physically numbered 1974.106.4 a-c, but as we have A and C numbered seperately, we have called this B. C) Bundle C is comprised of lighter coloured strips, and has been flattened more closely than bundle B.
Narrative
There are 3 bundles with this accesssion.
History Of Use
George DeWitt 1929-1987. For more info, see Historical Research file: DeWitt,George. These strips were gathered for various weavings of articles. Old card states these strips are from the Kitwancool area.
Material
WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
15
Width
16
Length
50
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
measurements recorded are as a bundle not individual
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1974.106.4 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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