Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item NAN_1999.506.001 (a-c) - Beaded Purse (Personal Gear)

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Beaded Purse (Personal Gear)

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CA NAN NAN_1999.506.001 (a-c)

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  • 1999-03-8 (Creation)
    Johnson, Sue

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glass, beads, silk

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Johnson, Sue

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Donation; Insurance value based upon inspection and estimate given by Ivan Sayers, Fashion Historian (Feb.13, 1999)

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Local - given as a gift to donors Grandmother Martha Dawson (nee Southern) circa 1920's by Emerald Bing Kee Mah R.N. on the occasion of her wedding

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one side has beads coming undone in line down the center, some beads lost, otherwise in excellent condition

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The Chinese character on the purse means "double happiness."

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2.7 MiB


September 19, 2015 2:04 PM

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