Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item KMS_E-985-008-001 - Brick, Tea

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Brick, Tea

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CA KMS KMS_E-985-008-001

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This object is a large rectangular brick of compressed black tea. The tea brick is compact and quite heavy and is a dark brown color. On one side of the brick there is a design of what appears to be a Chinese temple with two trees growing on either side of it. Below the temple there is some Chinese wording in two lines and above the temple five stars with five points are on the brick. On the other side of the tea brick there is a linear design pressed into the tea creating twelve squares. In each of the squares there are diamond design with to loops to the sides and one loop on the top and bottom of the diamond. These designs are very compact and clearly a mold and press of some type was used to create them.

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Okanagan Heritage Museum

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E985008001.jpg

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188.6 KiB

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November 5, 2015 3:20 PM

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