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Basket, tea

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2015.0009.0001
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Brown, wicker, hexagonal shaped Chinese tea cozy basket with a metal clasp and 2 thin metal handles on a hinged lid. Padded inside with individual places for tea pot and 2 cups. Padding fabric is of pink and red flowers and peacock feathers.

Basket, trinket

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1982.0273.0001.A-B
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A woven wicker basket that stands on four short, 9cm bamboo legs that cross in centre of the bottom. The rim of the bottom of the basket is edged with a solid strip of bamboo and on the inside edge of this are Chinese characters. The lid of the ba...

Basket, wicker

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1970.0074.0004.A-B
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Square bamboo (exterior) and wicker (interior) basket and its lid. PH1 2006 PH2 2007

Basketry over bottle

  • CA NWM_ NWM_IH2007.811.1
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First Peoples' basketry bottle. Basketry is woven around the bottle, on the diagonal and patterned with contrasting colour basketry. It is 18 cm tall. The top diameter is 5.5 cm. Made for souvenir trade? The bottle is a Chinese imported Ta ...

Bead

  • CA YHS YHS_Yb2L4-230-96
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Fan Tan beads Blown glass Black and white colors

Bead, fan tab

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0012.0214
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Same as 996.12.211.1-9 except the beads are an opaque white colour. Some are less shiny than others, perhaos due to manufacturing or heavy wear. The white beads are worth less in the game than the black.

Bead, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2008.0036.0003
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One dark green glass fan tan bead. Circular. Flat on base, domed top.

Bead, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1976.0053.0001
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A plastic bag which contains numerous glazed ceramic fan tan beads. Most of the beads are white. The remainder are black.

Bead, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0012.0213
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Same as 996.12.211.1-9 except the bead is dark-blue.

Bead, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0020.0046
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Same as 996.20.46 except the color is dark blue.

Bead, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0020.0045
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Two white beads, used for the Chinese gambling game, fan tan. These beads are used as money counters and the white beads are worth less than the black. The beads vary slightly in size and are flat on one side and curved on the other.

Beaded Purse (Personal Gear)

  • CA NAN NAN_1999.506.001 (a-c)
  • Item
  • 1999-03-8

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

Johnson, Sue

Beads, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0012.0212
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Same as 996.12.211.1-9 except the beads are a bluish-green color.

Beads, fan tan

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1996.0012.0211
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Black beads used for the Chinese gambling game, fan tan. Vary in size. Opaque glass. One side of the bead is flat, the other domed. Used as money counters.

Beads, gambling, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1998.0004.0011
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A plastic bag holding four black and thirteen white Fan Tan Chinese gambling beads. The beads are made out of porcelain.

Bell

  • CA RMA RMA_97.6.6
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Ornamental Chinese Bell with Hammer Bell does not have a clapper but is rung by striking it with the hammer. Bell stand is shaped like a pagoda. # of parts: 2 Colour: Gold

Bell, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1960.0209.0003.A-C
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A. Base Dia. 8.6 cm. H. 4.2 cm. B. Base Dia. 9.6 cm. H. 5.2 cm. C. Base Dia. 11.9 cm. H. 5.7 cm. Three piece bell set. Each component is dome shaped and has incised markings on its exterior. Portions of the exterior surfaces are copper coloured. A...

Bellows, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1959.0003.0031
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A rectangular box type air pump, or bellows used by early Chinese miners in place of a bellows. All board construction from spruce. Size of the plunger is 9 3 4 " x 5 1 4". Plunger handle is made from 2 - a" round dowels. Air intake...

Bellows, Chinese

  • CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_2006.0040.0001
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Wooden bellows likely used primarily for blacksmithing. This double-acting blower is built based on a Chinese design in use for over two thousand years. The item is constructed of wood, in the shape of a rectangular box. One end has three one way ...

Belt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-424-011
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This object is a cloth bet with decorative embroidery on the front. The main piece of the belt is a thick piece of fabric that which is light brown colored on the back and covered in embroidery on the front. The top of this piece of fabric is flat...

Belt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-006D
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1 5 piece General's Costume. Pink silk with satin decorate sequins. Includes shirt, skirt, 2 overskirts and a belt.

Belt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-011D
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1 five piece DAI KOW General's Costume.Belt green silk with blue/gold, red/purple and silver/green sequins. Also includes pale blue glass beads and silk tassels. Costume includes: collar, wrap around skirt, shield, paneled apron, and matching...

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