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Teapot

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-971-217-010a-b
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The main body of the teapot is large and cylindrical with a slightly angled edge around the top which has a raised ringed lip. The inside of the teapot is hollow and there is a black sot looking dirt speckling the inside of the pot. Attached on th...

Teapot

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-970-200-001
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The main body of the teapot is large and cylindrical with a slightly angled edge around the top which has a raised ringed lip. The inside of the teapot is hollow and there is a black dirt speckles at the bottom of the pot. Attached on the side of ...

Thread

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-011
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This object is a rectangular plastic package containing silk thread. The package is has a white plastic backing which is slightly bigger than the front of the package giving room for a seal. The front of the package is a sea foam green color and i...

Tin

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-005-001
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This object is a rectangular metal candy tin which has a lid hinged on the back. The outside of the object is mainly a light yellow in color with gold color around the edges. The top of the tin has a picture of a beach with palm trees on it and a ...

Tin

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-981-098-004a-b
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This object is a rectangular metal tin which is made up of two pieces. The bottom piece has a flat bottom with edges that are slightly wider than the edges of the box. The edges of the box are tall and flat with slightly warped sides from bending....

Tooth

  • CA KMS KMS_NH-987-011-001
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One fossilized(?) tooth. Likely from a hyracodontidae of some kind (prossibly a rhinoceros). Two partial roots. Some matrix still attached.

Toothpick

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-983-104-001
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Rectangular paper product box for toothpicks. The front is yellow with a bamboo in green on the side. The top of the front say "YAQIAN" and there are Asian language characters underneath. There is a golden coloured border around the top....

Toy

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-983-240-001
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The head of the toy snake is made of a cardboard which is cream colored with a pattern printed on the top. The pattern is made of white, black, and yellow and is arranged like the scales of a snake. The eyes are pink with pink triangles also runni...

Tray, Flatware

  • CA KMS KMS_E-984-053-001
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This object is a small rectangular tray that is presumably made of a type of wood. The tray has a lip running around the top edge and the corners are rounded. The lip is painted a gold color while the flat top surface is olive green. On one side o...

Trident

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-022
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1 detachable Trident for Headdress, general's, male role.

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-200-002
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This object is a square trivet made of a brown colored metal which has a glossy finish on the top. On the bottom of the object there are four small circular feet in each corner and the metal on the bottom is smooth and flat. On the top surface of ...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-233-001
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This metal trivet is golden coloured and in the shape of the Chinese character for happiness. The front is shiny and smooth, while the back was left rough. There are four legs on the back covered in plastic. There is also a circular hook on the ba...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-235-001
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This metal trivet is in the form of the Chinese character for prosperity. It is shiny and polished on the top but left rough underneath. There are four legs underneath covered in plastic. There is also a circular hook on the back so that this coul...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-234-001
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This metal trivet is in the form of the Chinese character for good luck. It is shiny and polished on the top and left rough underneath. There are four legs underneath covered in plastic. There is also a circular hook on the back so that this could...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-232-001
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This metal trivet is golden coloured and in the shape of the Chinese character for Long Life. The front is shiny and smooth, while the back was left rough. There are four legs on the back covered in plastic. There is also a circular hook on the ba...

Under Vest

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-013B
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1 Under Vest.Heavily starched cream cotton bodice with fine cream silk, damask sleeves. Edged in green and orange silk with attached water sleeves.

Vase

  • CA KMS KMS_E-990-004-001a-h
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This is a set of eight small vases that are all made of metal but have varying designs on the outsides. The vases all have a circular metal ring at the base which fits almost tightly into the top of the coasters. The bodies of the vases are round ...

Vase

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-351-001
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The bottom of the vase is circular and flat. The base is slightly wider than the bottom and creates stout base. From the base the body of the vase narrows in the center before getting slightly wider again near the top. The lip of the object is thi...

Veneer

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-177-011
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This is a stack of very thin long rectangular wooden slats. The slats are made of unfinished wood and are slightly curved in the center possibly from storage. There are 34 slats in the pile and the ends of the wood are chipping. The pieces are bun...

Veneer

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-177-012
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This is a stack of very thin long rectangular wooden slats. The slats are made of unfinished wood and are slightly curved in the center possibly from storages. There are 34 slats in the pile and the ends of the wood are chipping. The pieces are bu...

Vest

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-013A
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1 Vest.Heavily starched cream cotton, edged in green, orange silk Total Value Chinese Opera Costumes: $15,000.00

Vest

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-982-031-001
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The inside lining of the vest is made of a pink silk fabric with zigzag and floral designs on the material. The outside of the vest has a thick black silk border around both sides of the vest and the back. The background material inside this borde...

Wastebasket

  • CA KMS KMS_CC-982-012-006
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Waste paper basket made of cardboard and covered with blue colored mauve silk. The container is octagon shape and each side is decorated with a Chinese figure dressed in multi-colored cloth made of silk and glued to the side of the container. Some...

Wong Association Ledger - 1947-1960

  • CA KMS KMS_MS-985-001-281
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1947-1960 ledger of the accounting information for building maintenance, membership fees, rent, and contributions to the Wong Association. There is a switch from traditional brush and ink to fountain pen midway through the ledger. Written in Chine...

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