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Description
Ladies jewel case
Other Names
Jewelery Case
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Ladies jewel case
History Of Use
"Hand made in the 1800's" - info found on catalogue care Dec 2003 - JY
Accession No.
1971.0001.0019
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
Tooth
Description
Hollow tooth bleached white.
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Other Names
Whale Tooth
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Hollow tooth bleached white.
History Of Use
"From a whaling station west of Vancouver" -from card catalogue file, found info December 2003 - JY
Material
Tooth
Length
20
Circumference
15.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
a) A round leather box witha cardboard liner. It has a drawstring closure laced through the leather of the box with a leather tassel on the end. The outside of the bag is decorated with a picture of the head of an Aboriginal in a headdress. Beside this are the initials "A.M.L." Beside this is a pic…
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Other Names
Collar Box
Cuff Box
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
a) A round leather box witha cardboard liner. It has a drawstring closure laced through the leather of the box with a leather tassel on the end. The outside of the bag is decorated with a picture of the head of an Aboriginal in a headdress. Beside this are the initials "A.M.L." Beside this is a picture of several tepees and "COLLARS". The leather extends above the cardboard lining and has a scallopped pattern on its edge. b) A stiff white collar with "TRADE MARK ARROW CLUETT PEABODY & CO. CANADA DORSET CLUPECO SHRUNK 16" written on the inside in black ink. c) A cloth collar that is white on the inside and speckled blue with brown stripes on the outside. Written on the inside is "16 1/2". There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. d) A cloth collar that is white on the inside with blue stripes on the outside. There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. e) A stiff collar that is white on the outside with black stripes on the outside. Written on the inside is "Forsyth HAND MADE PRE-SHRUNK PILOT TO BE STARCHED 2060-17" in black ink. There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. f) A stiff collar that is white on the outside with black stripes on the outside. Written on the inside is "Forsyth HAND MADE PRE-SHRUNK PICARDY TO BE STARCHED 3060-17" in black ink. There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. g) A small metal collar button. h) A small metal collar button.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
8
Diameter
17.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
8
Accession No.
1971.2.4 a-h
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A small round metal badge. The outer ring on the front is purple, inscribed is "WATCH AND WARN" along the top, and "AIRCRAFT DETECTION CORPS" along the bottom. The centre of the front protrudes slightly, and has "RCAF" underneath a bird with its wings spread.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
A small round metal badge. The outer ring on the front is purple, inscribed is "WATCH AND WARN" along the top, and "AIRCRAFT DETECTION CORPS" along the bottom. The centre of the front protrudes slightly, and has "RCAF" underneath a bird with its wings spread.
Diameter
2.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.57.31
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS; WIRE;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Object is a small bejewelled bug shaped metal brooch. It's been made up of a large blue glass shape stone for the body and a smaller one for the head. The two wings have 2 small imitation pearls set in at the outside tip of the wing, (one pearl is missing on right side). Two smaller red stones make…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Object is a small bejewelled bug shaped metal brooch. It's been made up of a large blue glass shape stone for the body and a smaller one for the head. The two wings have 2 small imitation pearls set in at the outside tip of the wing, (one pearl is missing on right side). Two smaller red stones make up the eyes. It has 6 legs and 2 antenea. The pin for the brooch is attacted to the wings.
Narrative
9/26/2016 entered into data base
Material
GLASS; WIRE;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Width
3.25cm
Length
2cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A small, copper lapel pin in the thape of a flower wrapped over and around a wishbone. The stem of the flower wraps twice around the bottom left leg bone. Two leaves branch off on either side of the stem with a circular, clear stone mounted in the centre. A flower is at the top of the stem with its…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
A small, copper lapel pin in the thape of a flower wrapped over and around a wishbone. The stem of the flower wraps twice around the bottom left leg bone. Two leaves branch off on either side of the stem with a circular, clear stone mounted in the centre. A flower is at the top of the stem with its' petels covering part of the upper right leg section of the wishbone. The pin at the back cuts diagonally across the back from the upper left to the bottom right, with the clasp at the bottom.
Material
GLASS;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
.5cm
Width
1.5cm
Length
3..5cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Yellow scarf of shear material with zig-zag patterns on it.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Period or Date Notes
c.1950s
Description
Yellow scarf of shear material with zig-zag patterns on it.
History Of Use
Scarf belongs to a set called "Lady Elegant Glove and Scarf set", c.1950s. Possibly purchased by Lorraine's mother, Elsie Custison (nee Green). It was never used.
Accession No.
2011.2.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Yellow glove set of a scarf & glove set by Lady Elegant. Nylon stretch with 3 embroidered flowers on the top of each hand.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Period or Date Notes
c.1950s
Description
Yellow glove set of a scarf & glove set by Lady Elegant. Nylon stretch with 3 embroidered flowers on the top of each hand.
History Of Use
"Lady Elegant" scarf & glove set possibly purchased by Elsie Custison (nee Green) in the 1950s. Set was never used.
Accession No.
2011.2.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
First Nations beaded earrings. White, blue, and navy beads sewn into round mendalas with seven hanging striped tassels on each earring.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
First Nations beaded earrings. White, blue, and navy beads sewn into round mendalas with seven hanging striped tassels on each earring.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2018.40.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Description
Handmade First Nations beaded bracelet. Thick white rows of beads with black, red, yellow, green, and blue beads sewn into various patterns. Two holes punched into band with ties to tighten bracelet.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Handmade First Nations beaded bracelet. Thick white rows of beads with black, red, yellow, green, and blue beads sewn into various patterns. Two holes punched into band with ties to tighten bracelet.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Accession No.
2018.40.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Description
Handmade First Nations beaded bracelet. Thick white rows of beads with black, red, yellow, green, and blue and navy beads sewn into various patterns. Two holes punched into band with ties to tighten bracelet.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Handmade First Nations beaded bracelet. Thick white rows of beads with black, red, yellow, green, and blue and navy beads sewn into various patterns. Two holes punched into band with ties to tighten bracelet.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Accession No.
2018.40.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Description
Handmade First Nations beaded bracelet. Thick navy rows of beads with white, red, blue beads sewn into various star or flower patterns. Two holes punched into band with ties to tighten bracelet.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Handmade First Nations beaded bracelet. Thick navy rows of beads with white, red, blue beads sewn into various star or flower patterns. Two holes punched into band with ties to tighten bracelet.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Accession No.
2018.40.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
a-b) Two pairs of brass cufflinks. They are octagon in shape and have a brass hook and eyes joining each pair. On cufflink is plain and one has a pattern of leaves on the front.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
a-b) Two pairs of brass cufflinks. They are octagon in shape and have a brass hook and eyes joining each pair. On cufflink is plain and one has a pattern of leaves on the front.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.197.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-SHELL;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
a) An extra cufflink with silver plating on the outside and a mother of pearl insect. Engraved on the bottom is "KUM-A-PART REG STD MADE IN USA". b) A pair of octagon cufflinks with silver plating on the outside with a mother of pearl circular inset.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
a) An extra cufflink with silver plating on the outside and a mother of pearl insect. Engraved on the bottom is "KUM-A-PART REG STD MADE IN USA". b) A pair of octagon cufflinks with silver plating on the outside with a mother of pearl circular inset.
Material
ANIMAL-SHELL;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.197.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Description
Long black cloth covered elastic with copper chain and clasp on one end and copper clip on the other end.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Long black cloth covered elastic with copper chain and clasp on one end and copper clip on the other end.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL/ALLOY-COPPER;
Length
23 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.33
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
Rectangular cardboard paper with eight buttons on it. Paper has 'Nouveaute', on it. Buttons are bronze colored metal with leaf design on each. On one half of each button is copper colored metal under leaf design.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Rectangular cardboard paper with eight buttons on it. Paper has 'Nouveaute', on it. Buttons are bronze colored metal with leaf design on each. On one half of each button is copper colored metal under leaf design.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
7.5cm
Length
11.0cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.35
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; GLASS; PLASTIC; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Description
Long buckskin gloves with a flower and butterfly design on the front, done in glass and plastic beads. Colours used are white, brown, blue, green, red, clear, and pink. The tops of gloves are wide enough to cover the bottom of a coat sleeve. The tops of the gloves were cut with a 'pinking shears…
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Other Names
BUCKSKIN GLOVES
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Long buckskin gloves with a flower and butterfly design on the front, done in glass and plastic beads. Colours used are white, brown, blue, green, red, clear, and pink. The tops of gloves are wide enough to cover the bottom of a coat sleeve. The tops of the gloves were cut with a 'pinking shears' for a finished look and lined with a grey fabric lining. There are fringes down one side of the gloves (on the top half).
History Of Use
Request sent to donor for more info. Donor is the daughter of Olaf Hanson. Olaf Hanson 1882-1952. He was born in Sweden and arrived in Canada in 1907. He pioneered the north, formed the Hanson Lumber & Timber Co which made & sold railway ties and cedar poles, he was a MP in the Skeena for 15 yrs, was a Swedish consul and a member of the International Fisheries Commission. Te traveled extensively and many who met him thought him a generous man. For more into, see Historical Research file: Hanson, Olaf.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; GLASS; PLASTIC; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Width
18
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.71.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
a) One roll of No. 7 ribbon. Color 4, 50 yards with white, blue, and yellow criss-cross design. b) Needle which was stuck in ribbon end to hold roll together. Removed 2016 to prevent off-gassing on to fabric.
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Manufacturer
Century
Manufacturer Notes
Website of Century Rayon says it was established in 1956 near Mumbai. Possibly same company. (http://www.centurytextind.com/divisions/century-rayon.html)
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States
Description
a) One roll of No. 7 ribbon. Color 4, 50 yards with white, blue, and yellow criss-cross design. b) Needle which was stuck in ribbon end to hold roll together. Removed 2016 to prevent off-gassing on to fabric.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Inscriptions
Side 1: Century / Made in U.S.A. / Pat. 230 / Rayon Side 2: No. 7 / Color 4 / Price ............ // 50 Yards
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1990.40.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Child's metal purse with chain strap. Purse opens with a clasp, and the two halves are joined together by a hinge. The inside is lined with white, worn fabric. The outside is gold coloured metal with a hexagon pattern.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Child's metal purse with chain strap. Purse opens with a clasp, and the two halves are joined together by a hinge. The inside is lined with white, worn fabric. The outside is gold coloured metal with a hexagon pattern.
Accession No.
1987.57.37
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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