Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.5b
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Wide, loose-fitting, dark grey brocade pants with lighter grey floral design. Wide, off-white cotton band at waist. Fully lined. Part of a pantsuit that includes jacket CVM 002.59.5a.

Runner

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.6
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A black table runner with a red border and three multi-coloured, embroidered baskets with flowers, one in the centre and one at each end.

Scarf

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.7
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Ladies pale yellow, woven scarf with a floral design in the same colour. Narrow hemmed sides and fringed ends.

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.8a
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A long, loose-fitting tunic with a high stand up collar and long sleeves. Frog closures on the collar and down right side. Turquoise in colour with a woven, small diamond-shaped pattern. Material has black lace trim around all edges. There is a...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.8b
  • Item

Wide loose-fitting, pants with a wide, off-white cotton band at waist. Turquoise in colour with a woven, small diamond-shaped pattern. Black lace trim at bottom edge. Fully lined. Part of a pantsuit that includes jacket CVM 002.59.8a.

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.9a
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Hip-length, loose fitting tunic jacket with high stand up collar and long sleeves. Sleeves and jacket body are cut as one piece. Light grey satin finished silk with small sparsely scattered woven green and white lace trim. Frog closures on colla...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.9b
  • Item

Wide, loose-fitting, light grey, satin-finished silk pants with a wide, off-white cotton band at waist. Fully lined. Green lace trim at bottom edge. One piece of a suit consisting of jacket CVM 002.59a, pants CVM 002.59.9b and skirt CVM 002.59.9c.

Skirt

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.9c
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Long, slightly flared, six-gored skirt. Light grey satin finished silk White cotton waist band with tape draw string. Right front side closing with four metal snaps and two hooks and eyes at waist. Front and back gore seams trimmed with green lac...

Matchbook

  • CA CVM CVM_003.50.12
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A blue and black matchbook from the Commercial Café that was in the Commercial Hotel in Duncan. The back reads “Famous for Chinese Dishes”.

Pillowcase

  • CA CVM CVM_003.52.1
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A brown silk pillowcase with a green, blue, tan, pink and purple flower design. The inside shows the opposite pattern from the front, with blue, green, pink, tan and purple stripes and brown flowers. There is a side seam on either side with a perp...

Pillowcase

  • CA CVM CVM_003.52.2
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A brown, silk pillowcase with a green, blue, tan, pink and purple flower design. The inside shows the opposite pattern from the front, with blue, green, pink, tan and purple stripes and brown flowers. It has a side seam on either side. The upper ...

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_004.55.3
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A 3/4 length loose fitting Chinese style jacket with very wide sleeves. It is right front closing at the neckline and right side seam with black silk cord loops and small black buttons. The main material is turquoise jacquard silk with silk embro...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_005.45.23
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A half-pint, green milk bottle. There are no markings on the bottle.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_005.45.24
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A small, clear glass bottle that says "Made in China" and has Chinese symbols written above that. There are no other identifying markings on the bottle.

Sign

  • CA CVM CVM_006.38.1
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A wooden Chinese sign. Red with cream-coloured Chinese characters, reading "Branch of Dart Coon Club." Has a picture frame-like border. Wire on back for hanging.

Hat

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.1
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A pompom hat with a black rim. The rim has a gold brooch with red and green jewels. The top of the hat is purple with a purple pompom.

Hat

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.2
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A blue velvet hat with a black rim and a blue background with a design in white stitching and red sequins.

Hat

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.3
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A plum velvet hat with a black rim. The plum part has many small white beads and silver sequins.

Cape

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.4
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A child's cape. The inside is light blue and the outside is black with turquoise lining. The middle of the front and back are dark pink lined with a floral ribbon. There are gold buttons across the top and down the sides.

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.5
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A long sleeved, Chinese-style jacket. It is light blue with a floral design. The entire outline of the jacket is in white lace. There are blue buttons up the front.

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.6
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A cream-coloured, short-sleeved jacket. The sleeves and neckline are outlined with a blue ribbon with brown blocks on it. The front can be done up with four blue buttons. The bottom of the jacket is longer in the back than it is in the front.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_008.87.5
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Pottery jar with a green glaze and hexagonal shape. Each side has a floral pattern. There is a stamp in Chinese at the bottom. The lid is missing.

Dress

  • CA CVM CVM_008.91.1
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A long, blue, silk, Chinese-style dress with a red collar. There are five red, circular fasteners up the side, one on the shoulder and one on the collar.

Bowl

  • CA CVM CVM_009.36.14
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A wooden, hand-carved bowl with Chinese lettering and leaves carved into it.

Sign

  • CA CVM CVM_010.31.1-.2
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Bowler hat-shaped, wood sign with two metal pieces on the back. One of the metal pieces is in the top right corner and extends above the top. The other one is on the left side, and extends out the side.

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