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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
Material
ANIMAL-SHELL;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
a-b) Two pairs of mother-of-pear oval shaped cufflinks joined together with brass hooks.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
a-b) Two pairs of mother-of-pear oval shaped cufflinks joined together with brass hooks.
Material
ANIMAL-SHELL;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Width
1
Length
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.197.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of green metal. The liner consists of black rubber suspension webbing. Black fabric is attached to this webbing and extends down the inside of the helmet in five strips tied together with black string. There is a tan coloured fabric chin strap with a metal buck…
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Subject Access
war
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with an outer shell of green metal. The liner consists of black rubber suspension webbing. Black fabric is attached to this webbing and extends down the inside of the helmet in five strips tied together with black string. There is a tan coloured fabric chin strap with a metal buckle.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
RUBBER;
Inscriptions
On the outside of the shell are the letters "A.R.P."
Width
28.7
Length
30.5
Circumference
94
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL-STEEL
Description
A military helmet with a green metal outer shell. The liner is made of leather which extends down the inside of the helmet in eight strips tied together with white string. These strips have six small holes in each of them. There is a leather chin strip attached to the liner with metal loops and sec…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
A military helmet with a green metal outer shell. The liner is made of leather which extends down the inside of the helmet in eight strips tied together with white string. These strips have six small holes in each of them. There is a leather chin strip attached to the liner with metal loops and secured with a metal buckle.
Narrative
From USA, circa WW2
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL-STEEL
Inscriptions
On the inside of the helmet is the inscription "I-72"
Width
26
Length
29
Circumference
79
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.60.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Helmet is made of white metal with black decal of what looks like a British crown, and another decal that says "CS" on the front. It has a dirty orange chin strap without a buckle, and black padding on the inside.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT, BODY ARMOR
Description
Helmet is made of white metal with black decal of what looks like a British crown, and another decal that says "CS" on the front. It has a dirty orange chin strap without a buckle, and black padding on the inside.
Narrative
ARP stands for: Air Raid Precautionary. This helmet is from donor's father, and was used in Vancouver.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Width
30.5
Length
29
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
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
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
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
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
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Long and thin brooch made of a metal, copper alloy with a white design.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
Long and thin brooch made of a metal, copper alloy with a white design.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Length
7.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.20.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
It is a medium sized gold-coloured vicotry pin, consisting of a lion standing upright next to a letter V. There is a straight pin with a clasp on the back. The lion is the same height as the letter V and is quite detailed in terms of mane, fur, tail, face and limbs. The pin is diagonal to the lion …
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
It is a medium sized gold-coloured vicotry pin, consisting of a lion standing upright next to a letter V. There is a straight pin with a clasp on the back. The lion is the same height as the letter V and is quite detailed in terms of mane, fur, tail, face and limbs. The pin is diagonal to the lion and the V.
Accession No.
1991.216.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A: Box made of beige paper. Fairly small, and the bottom of the interior is covered in velvete to hold the ring. It has a small rectangular on the front "Henry & Sons Limited". Underneath this is "Birks" in stylized writing. And under that is "Goldsmiths" and then a wreath and a lion, then "Silvers…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADORNMENT
Description
A: Box made of beige paper. Fairly small, and the bottom of the interior is covered in velvete to hold the ring. It has a small rectangular on the front "Henry & Sons Limited". Underneath this is "Birks" in stylized writing. And under that is "Goldsmiths" and then a wreath and a lion, then "Silversmiths". B: The ring is made of copper alloy with a cloth band. Engraved inside of the head of the ring is "Susan" in cursive writing.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.1.28 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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