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Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Peach / pink cotton girdle with garters. Metal fasteners and tie up closures, presume tie up front. Maker's tag inside for 'Flexosteel'.
Manufacturer
Flexo Steel
Other Names
corset
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR
Start Date
1920
End Date
1969
Period or Date Notes
Replaced after 1960s by control top pantyhose. Source: Wikipedia entry for "Girdle", accessed Jan 2019.
Description
Peach / pink cotton girdle with garters. Metal fasteners and tie up closures, presume tie up front. Maker's tag inside for 'Flexosteel'.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.36.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Sleeveless white cotton camisole with crocheted flower top and shoulder straps. Four snap closure on side.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR
Description
Sleeveless white cotton camisole with crocheted flower top and shoulder straps. Four snap closure on side.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.16.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped a…
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Other Names
Loader and Crimper
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped attachment. The bottom part of this attachment pushes upward. Also, wired to the top of this is a small brass measuring cup with handle for measuring gun powder. It looks like a short fat bullet shell with a finger sized handle attached to it, and a small curved spout on the top for pouring the powder. It also has an adjustable measuring device on the bottom of it. Engraved on it is 'POWDER 2 1/2 2 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 SHOT'. B) This shell loader has a clamp for attaching loader to table top, a handle on the left hand side to hold the empty casing in place and a handle on right.
Narrative
This tool was used for loading and crimping shotgun shells.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
29.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.1.15 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON
Description
Peach colored girdle, has hook closure on side and stocking clips hanging from bottom. Mesh-type fabric (likely intended to stretch) along the sides. Material has tiny diamond shaped pattern. White strip of fabric on back.
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Other Names
bustier
corset
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR
Description
Peach colored girdle, has hook closure on side and stocking clips hanging from bottom. Mesh-type fabric (likely intended to stretch) along the sides. Material has tiny diamond shaped pattern. White strip of fabric on back.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON
Width
36
Length
37
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length does not include straps, just main girdle
Accession No.
1997.30.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White cotton slip with spaghetti straps. Top chest section and bottom have similar embroidered design. Mid chest area plain. Lower chest and upper waist have a different pattern. Bottom portion sewn in to create two layers of fabric that overlap slightly. Seam across the upper back. Possible this w…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR
Description
White cotton slip with spaghetti straps. Top chest section and bottom have similar embroidered design. Mid chest area plain. Lower chest and upper waist have a different pattern. Bottom portion sewn in to create two layers of fabric that overlap slightly. Seam across the upper back. Possible this was worn in later era as a dress rather than a slip.
Accession No.
2019.5.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
White cotton bloomers (or "drawers") with decorative cutout lacey flower and vine pattern at bottom. Cutout design is edged in blue. "TB" stitched in one corner of leg above the design, with a circle around it. Two holes at centre inside waist edge, presumably for a drawstring.
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Title
Ladies bloomers
Other Names
drawers
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR
Description
White cotton bloomers (or "drawers") with decorative cutout lacey flower and vine pattern at bottom. Cutout design is edged in blue. "TB" stitched in one corner of leg above the design, with a circle around it. Two holes at centre inside waist edge, presumably for a drawstring.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Width
62.5
Length
55.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at waist when laid flat. Length is from edge of waist to bottom edge of leg.
Accession No.
1997.21.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push …
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Manufacturer
DIXON&SONS
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push action for opening and closing the top of the powder flask. This was considered to be an automatic pre-measuring device.
Narrative
This type of item was used from the 1600s to the mid 1800s. They were used for reloading mussel loader or cap & ball type pistols. They were always made of a non-marking material, generally copper (though brass and silver are sometimes encountered). This one is made of brass & bronze.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Length
20.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1975.106.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
RUBBER;
Description
A pair of white elastic replacement garters for ladies corsets with a blue and white paper label with Ladies Corset Repairs, Made in Canada printed on it.
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Title
Ladies Corset Repairs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, UNDERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
A pair of white elastic replacement garters for ladies corsets with a blue and white paper label with Ladies Corset Repairs, Made in Canada printed on it.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
RUBBER;
Width
2cm
Length
18cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1990.84.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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