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Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Description
Brown blacksmith's apron, made of thick leather. There are two straps that go on the shoulders, one at the back and two smaller ones at the front to attach at the ring on the other side. The straps are held onto the body of the apron with metal fasteners
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Title
Blacksmith Apron
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Brown blacksmith's apron, made of thick leather. There are two straps that go on the shoulders, one at the back and two smaller ones at the front to attach at the ring on the other side. The straps are held onto the body of the apron with metal fasteners
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Width
62
Length
90
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurements from 2000 catalogue sheet. Measured open and laid flat.
Accession No.
1979.115.39
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Red and white striped pinafore style apron. White buttons at the back, including larger buttons at the waist. Two pockets, one on each side at the front.
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Title
Candy Striper Apron
Other Names
pinafore
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Period or Date Notes
"Candy Stripers" began in New Jersey in 1944. See Wikipedia entry on "Hospital Volunteers", accessed 2019-02-08. The Candy Striper program began in Smithers in 1967.
Description
Red and white striped pinafore style apron. White buttons at the back, including larger buttons at the waist. Two pockets, one on each side at the front.
History Of Use
Candy striper uniform/apron likely worn by a volunteer at BV Hospital 1960s-1970s. Candy stripers are hospital volunteers that work without pay in a variety of roles, usually under the supervision of nurses.
Width
83
Length
88
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured from widest point
Accession No.
2015.11.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
White cotton baby dress with short sleeves and embroidered eyelet design. Two buttons at back.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White cotton baby dress with short sleeves and embroidered eyelet design. Two buttons at back.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.7.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
White cotton baby dress. Short puffy sleeves, flares out from above waist. Bottom of dress has lace trim. Skirt portion has embroidered flower design. Chest section, just below neck line has embroidered design that looks like a hanging necklace with a flower.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White cotton baby dress. Short puffy sleeves, flares out from above waist. Bottom of dress has lace trim. Skirt portion has embroidered flower design. Chest section, just below neck line has embroidered design that looks like a hanging necklace with a flower.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.19.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
White nightgown, open backed. Pattern of purple flowers, two with green stems on front. While silken thread across the neck extends back into the ties.
Other Names
nightgown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White nightgown, open backed. Pattern of purple flowers, two with green stems on front. While silken thread across the neck extends back into the ties.
Accession No.
2018.25.9
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Green knitted baby dress. Three green buttons and a drawstring to hold it closed. Drawstring has tassles on the end. Knitted in a square pattern. The pattern around the waist is a slightly lighter green colour. The collar is a slightly different knitted material in a slightly lighter green. Sleeve …
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Green knitted baby dress. Three green buttons and a drawstring to hold it closed. Drawstring has tassles on the end. Knitted in a square pattern. The pattern around the waist is a slightly lighter green colour. The collar is a slightly different knitted material in a slightly lighter green. Sleeve ends are same material and pattern as the collar.
Accession No.
2018.25.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White gown or nightgown with smocking across the chest and a slight floral pattern (three small pink flowers). Sleeves are gathered at the end with pink thread. Gown is open at the back, tied at neck and waist with silken threads. Tag at the bottom reads "Bambi / Reg'd / Olga A Newell / Toronto"
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Manufacturer
Olga A Newell
Other Names
nightgown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
White gown or nightgown with smocking across the chest and a slight floral pattern (three small pink flowers). Sleeves are gathered at the end with pink thread. Gown is open at the back, tied at neck and waist with silken threads. Tag at the bottom reads "Bambi / Reg'd / Olga A Newell / Toronto"
Accession No.
2018.25.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Sleeveless white gown or nightgown with floral pattern along the bottom. Three buttons on the back to close the gown.
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Other Names
nightgown
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Sleeveless white gown or nightgown with floral pattern along the bottom. Three buttons on the back to close the gown.
Accession No.
2018.25.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Off white cotton baby dress, with embroidered flower design. Short puffy sleeves, flares out from above waist. Bottom of dress has lace trim. Skirt portion has embroidered flower design. Chest section, just below neck line has embroidered design that looks like a hanging necklace with a flower.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Off white cotton baby dress, with embroidered flower design. Short puffy sleeves, flares out from above waist. Bottom of dress has lace trim. Skirt portion has embroidered flower design. Chest section, just below neck line has embroidered design that looks like a hanging necklace with a flower.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Length
43
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.148.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
a: hand crocheted white or offwhite cotton jacket. The sleeves are of equal length to the body. There are no buttons or clasps. It has a pattern of circles or in the design. b: hat, crocheted in the same colour and pattern as the jacket. The hat has a flower-like adornment made of white ribbon whi…
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Artist or Maker
Mrs. Cathray
Original Owner
Mae G. Smith
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Smithers, British Columbia
Place Used
Smithers, British Columbia
Start Date
1914
End Date
1914
Description
a: hand crocheted white or offwhite cotton jacket. The sleeves are of equal length to the body. There are no buttons or clasps. It has a pattern of circles or in the design. b: hat, crocheted in the same colour and pattern as the jacket. The hat has a flower-like adornment made of white ribbon which includes two ties.
Publications
Item featured in September 2015 BV Museum newsletter and October 7 2015 Interior News article Arti-FACT segment.
History Of Use
The jacket and hat were made in 1914 by a Mrs. Cathray and given to the donor's grandmother, Henrietta Smith. The item was to be worn by Henrietta's daughter (donor's mother) Mae G. Smith. The item was retained by Mae Smith and passed down to her daughter.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2015.17.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: blue shirt with white collar and sleeves. Blue buttons spaced along the bottom edge Tag with maker's mark cannot be read, it has frayed apart. b: blue shorts with white fabric waistband and and leg bands. Holes along the waistband likely intended for use with the buttons in the shirt (part a). …
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Other Names
soakers
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
a: blue shirt with white collar and sleeves. Blue buttons spaced along the bottom edge Tag with maker's mark cannot be read, it has frayed apart. b: blue shorts with white fabric waistband and and leg bands. Holes along the waistband likely intended for use with the buttons in the shirt (part a). Metal snap closures to form the leg holes at the bottom c: duplicate of b
Narrative
"Soakers" were shorts worn over cloth diapers as a protective layer between diaper and clothing
Accession No.
2018.25.3 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Yellow knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. Drawstring ends in tassles.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Yellow knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. Drawstring ends in tassles.
Narrative
"Soakers" were worn over cloth diapers as a protective layer between the diaper and clothes
Accession No.
2018.25.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: blue knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. White edging along the waist b-c: pair of blue knitted baby socks (booties), same fabric as the shorts. Scalloped edge at top and drawstring around the ankle
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Other Names
soaker
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
a: blue knitted baby shorts with white drawstring at waist. White edging along the waist b-c: pair of blue knitted baby socks (booties), same fabric as the shorts. Scalloped edge at top and drawstring around the ankle
Narrative
"Soakers" were worn over cloth diapers as a protective layer between the diaper and clothes
Accession No.
2018.25.4 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: jersey with zipper front. White with blue stripes and blac edges around collar, sleeve ends, and front chest area. "Tyees" patch on chest broken up by the zipper. "Hetherington & Hooper" patch on back. b: uniform pants, white with blue stripes and black edges down the side. c: undershirt, white …
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Title
Hetherington & Hooper Tyees uniform
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1947
End Date
1966
Period or Date Notes
Based on available Interior News articles about the team
Description
a: jersey with zipper front. White with blue stripes and blac edges around collar, sleeve ends, and front chest area. "Tyees" patch on chest broken up by the zipper. "Hetherington & Hooper" patch on back. b: uniform pants, white with blue stripes and black edges down the side. c: undershirt, white with blue long sleeves (blue starts just below shoulder). Tag at neck reads "Rawlings / St. Louis" d-e: long white socks f-g: black and white socks, ending at a stirrup
History Of Use
Interior News articles for the Smithers Tyees baseball team appear as early as 1947. The team played in 1949 and 1951, and consistently from 1953-1966. The team was part of the Bulkley Valley Baseball League. In 1966 the Tyees dropped out of the league due to lack of players.
Number Of Parts
7
Accession No.
2008.14.1 a-g
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
White mesh blouse with embroidered flower design in lines on either side of the buttons. Waist length. Has four cloth covered buttons.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White mesh blouse with embroidered flower design in lines on either side of the buttons. Waist length. Has four cloth covered buttons.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
1979.155.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Waist length white cotton blouse. Has narrow neck line, 3/4 length sleeves with puffed shoulders. Pleats across the chest, steaming downward. Lace is sewn across the pleats in the shape of an 'M'. Blouse has criss cross closure and fastens on the sides with hook closures. Very faint polka dot patte…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Waist length white cotton blouse. Has narrow neck line, 3/4 length sleeves with puffed shoulders. Pleats across the chest, steaming downward. Lace is sewn across the pleats in the shape of an 'M'. Blouse has criss cross closure and fastens on the sides with hook closures. Very faint polka dot pattern visible on front.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1993.11.10 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-SILK;
Description
Black silk blouse. It has sailor styled flap collar. Neck line has off-white lace trim. There are black fringes on the ends of sleeves and bottom of blouse.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Black silk blouse. It has sailor styled flap collar. Neck line has off-white lace trim. There are black fringes on the ends of sleeves and bottom of blouse.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-SILK;
Accession No.
1993.11.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Waist length ladies off-white cotton blouse, with high narrow lace collar. Arm length sleeves with lace strips, spaced from top of sleeves to bottom in decorative pattern. Front has embroidered lace patch work in the form of a 'V' from shoulders down to waist. Buttons at back, as well as metal clas…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Waist length ladies off-white cotton blouse, with high narrow lace collar. Arm length sleeves with lace strips, spaced from top of sleeves to bottom in decorative pattern. Front has embroidered lace patch work in the form of a 'V' from shoulders down to waist. Buttons at back, as well as metal clasps at neck (2) and waist (1).
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.25.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White strapless brassiere with lace pattern on front and a small flower between the two cups. Two metal hook closures on back. Brassiere has underwire sewn in.
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Manufacturer
Exquisite Form Brassieres
Other Names
Bra
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1945
Period or Date Notes
Based on company start date. Underwire first used in bras in 1940s
Description
White strapless brassiere with lace pattern on front and a small flower between the two cups. Two metal hook closures on back. Brassiere has underwire sewn in.
Narrative
Pushup bras were popularized in the 1960s, possible this particular item dates to that era based on design.
Accession No.
2018.25.10 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
This item is like a camisole and knickers combined. One piece, off white cotton with traces of pink and blue flower patter, badly faded. Pattern best seen on the piece of fabric between the legs. Pink cloth flower on the back of neck line. Ruffled neck line and four button closure.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
This item is like a camisole and knickers combined. One piece, off white cotton with traces of pink and blue flower patter, badly faded. Pattern best seen on the piece of fabric between the legs. Pink cloth flower on the back of neck line. Ruffled neck line and four button closure.
History Of Use
This item was worn by the donor's grandmother.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.19.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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