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Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_2006.090.002
  • Item

Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is an orange tassel hanging from the bot...

Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_2006.090.004
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Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is an orange tassel hanging from the bot...

Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-236-001
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Black plastic dragons form frame of the lantern with their heads at the top and stick like bodies creating the outer and inner structure of the object. Inserted between the inner and outer plastic frame pieces is a large piece of cloth which is wr...

Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-059-003b
  • Item

Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is a yellow tassel hanging from the bott...

Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_2006.090.001
  • Item

Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is an orange tassel hanging from the bot...

Lantern

  • CA KMS KMS_2006.090.003
  • Item

Hand painted, paper screen lantern with wooden top and base into which the metal frame which holds the paper mesh are attached. Both pieces of wood are painted red; the bottom has a painted gold band. There is an orange tassel hanging from the bot...

Lantern, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-059-006
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The main body of the object is made up of very fragile tissue paper that is folded in and accordion style and a square in shape when lying flat. Attached to the top and bottom of this piece are two yellow and black tissue paper flowers with string...

Lantern, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-416-013
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This object is made of paper that is folded in an accordion type style. The object is round and lies flat with a circular piece of cardboard on the top and a ring of cardboard on the bottom. These cardboard pieces form the main structure of the ob...

Lantern, Paper

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-416-014
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This object is made of paper that is folded in an accordion type style. The object is round and lies flat with a circular piece of cardboard on the top and a ring of cardboard on the bottom. These cardboard pieces form the main structure of the ob...

Line, Fishing

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-985-020-001
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The main body of the object is made of a rectangular piece of unfinished wood. The ends of the wooden rectangle has indents cut into them with tipped ends to help hold the line in place. On the edges of the rectangle there are two slits in the sid...

Lock

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-033-050a,b
  • Item

Metal lock and key. The lock is brass and opens when you push down with the key. The lock is triangular shaped with a bar across the top that moves to lock or unlock it. There is a rectangular opening on the side of the lock that the bar goes acro...

Lock

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-970-093-003ab
  • Item

Metal lock and key. The lock is brass and opens when you push down with the key. The lock is oval shaped with a bar across the top that moves to lock or unlock it. There is a rectangular opening on the side of the lock that the bar goes across. Th...

Match

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-207-001
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The matches are made of an unfinished light brown wood and cut into thin rectangular stripes. The matches are all connected together at one end while the tips are covered in a red match striking material. Some of this match striking material has b...

Matchbox

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-204-009
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The main body of the object is made from a silver colored metal that is rectangular in shape and hollow through the middle. The top and bottom and two sides of the object are smooth metal while the ends are open creating a space through the object...

Matchbox

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-205-001
  • Item

This is a rectangular cardboard box which contains matches. The top of the box has a paper label which is orange with green and red Chinese lettering and dragons designed on the top. The bottom of the box has a paper label too which is purple with...

Menu and Program for Lee Bon Farewell Supper

  • CA KMS KMS_2015.051.002
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This is a menu and program for the Lee Bon Farewell Supper that was held on Tuesday, February 25th, 1947 at 6:30pm at the Royal Anne Hotel in Kelowna B.C. On the inside of the front cover is the Menu and names of the Commitees for planning the eve...

Mirror

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-547-001
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The frame of this mirror is made out of a plastic type material which is mainly teal in color but has some red and clear splotches on its surface also. The bottom of the frame has two flat feet with a rounded curve in between them. The sides of th...

Model, Ship

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-016-003ab
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These objects are two model ships made of sterling metal with wooden carved bases. The bases of the ships have been carved so that the ships bottom fits into a central dip. The rest of the base has been carves with a variety of loops and swirls to...

Monthly Periodical by Chinese Nationalist Party

  • CA KMS KMS_MS-985-001-276
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Monthly periodical published by the Chinese Nationalist Party, which is overwritten with verse in a style called 'Singing the Book'. Two such pieces are written over, Tin-lai's appeal to the Royal Court and a Folk-tale, written in C...

Needle, Darning

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-033-078
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This object is made of one continuous piece of silver colored metal. The end of the object is looped so that a string or can be placed through it like a large sewing needle. When pressed on one side the metal opens like a latch to allow the placin...

Newspaper Clipping from Chinese Newspaper

  • CA KMS KMS_2015.051.003
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Newspaper clipping from a Chinese paper with Chinese text on the front under the photograph and on the back of the clipping. The picture is of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, founder of the Chinese Nationalist Party and the first president of the Republic of China.

Overskirt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-006B
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Apron from Siu Kow General's Costume. Apron is pink silk with Steel blue, dark pink and black sequins. Pattern is accented with clear glass tube beads.

Overskirt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-006C
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.Pink silk with satin decorate sequins. Includes shirt, skirt, 2 overskirts and a belt.

Pan, Watercolour

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-982-266-002
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This is a set of white porcelain rectangular block which are used for mixing colors in painting. The tops and sides of the object are glazed and shiny whereas the bottoms of the blocks are unfinished with some marks in them. A few of the blocks ha...

Panel

  • CA KMS KMS_E-997-012-002
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Almost square wooden panel comprised of two sections. The first section is a square piece of wood with the edges bevelled in towards back painted a deep red color on the top. The underside of this wooden panel is unfinished with a gap running thro...

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