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Bowl, Soup

  • CA KMS KMS_CC-977-449-002
  • Item

This object is a white glass round bowl with small foot on bottom which is a ring of glass. On the inside of the bowl there is a decoration of rice grains used to make pattern. In a certain light these holes have a translucent look. There is a flo...

Horn, Shoe

  • CA KMS KMS_CC-977-927-001
  • Item

This object is cream colored ivory shoehorn. The top of the shoehorn has a carving of a man sitting with one hand pointing to his heart and the other resting on his leg. The man is wearing a long dress with his shoes sticking out the bottom and is...

Wastebasket

  • CA KMS KMS_CC-982-012-006
  • Item

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...

Drumstick

  • CA KMS KMS_CE-971-200-001a-d
  • Item

The handle of the drumsticks are flat pieces of wood that are squared off at the end. The handle are long sticks that are slightly wider near the end than the top. Attached to the top of the stick is a oblong piece of wood that has one flat side a...

Shoe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-969-001-086a-b
  • Item

Main structure of these shoes is made out of inter woven straw material which creates the base of the shoe and also the covering over the toes. The bottom of the shoe has a piece of presumably raw leather or animal hide stitched into place with pi...

Shoe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-969-180-002
  • Item

One Chinese silk 'Lotus Shoe' used bound feet. Sole of shoe is a tear drop shape, with very pointed toe. Sole is painted white. Shoe only has one rounded heel, and no front toe portion to shoe. Sole of shoe is made with hole punched leat...

Figurine, Bird

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-416-018
  • Item

The main structure of the bird figurine is made of pieces of wire which are covered in different colored plastic covering. The bird's feet are made of this wire covered in black plastic. The wings and the tail are also framed with these wires...

Suitcase

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-416-019
  • Item

This object is a large rectangular suitcase which is made of red/brown colored finished leather. The base of the suitcase is quite tall as the inside of the case is deep. The front side has two gold colored metal locks attached which are rectangul...

Belt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-424-011
  • Item

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...

Comb

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-610-001
  • Item

The main frame of the comb is in a sort of C shape. The curved back has a slight trough running down its middle which two rectangular flat ends. Attached to the inside of the curved piece are the thin teeth of the comb. The top which is attached t...

Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-974-054-005
  • Item

The handle of the pipe is made from a piece of wood that looks as though it was a tree branch of some sort. The wood is smooth with a shiny finish but it is covered in knobs and swirls like a tree branch would be. The end of the pip is thin with a...

Fan

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-974-066-003
  • Item

The main skeleton of the object is made up of long thin rectangular pieces of bamboo which are layered over one another and nailed together at the bottom of the handle. The main two piece of the fans frame are slightly wider than the rest of the w...

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-974-066-007
  • Item

The inside of this jacket is lined with a brown colored synthetic fiber fabric which is quite thin and has some small diamond shaped designs on its surface. The outside of the jacket is black in color and quite shiny with some type of finish over ...

Boots

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-976-012-001A-B
  • Item

1 Pair JEE HUR, warrior boots. Black silk ankle high boots with white silk diagonal lines interespersed with brass rounds. Pom poms and tassel on toe, flat sewn leather soles.

Boot

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-976-012-002a,b
  • Item

This object is a pair of black silk boots that are used for performances. The boots have rounded toes and also rounded heels. The soles of the shoes are made with an unfinished leather bottom which is sewn onto many layers of thick fiber. On top o...

Sandal

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-250-001a-b
  • Item

The main base of the object is made of interwoven straw material that is twisted together in lines which round at the heel and toe. The base of the shoe is long and oblong in shape and a foot long. The bottoms are slightly dirty from use as are th...

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-001
  • Item

1 Silk Jacket or Pay Fung. Basic silver thread design with embroidered flowers in gold, deep blue and green.

Skirt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-002A
  • Item

1 silk, pleated skirt, bright orange silk satin with blue and turquoise silk and silver foil thread embroidery.

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-002B
  • Item

1 silk jacket, bright orange silk satin with blue and turquoise silk and silver foil thread embroidery.

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-004
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1 silk jacket, embroidery.

Pantaloons

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-005A
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1 silk pantaloons for maid or poor girl's costume. White silk with blue sequins, bordered with silver coloured tubular glass beads.

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-005B
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1 silk jacket for maid or poor girl's costume. White silk with blue sequins, bordered with silver coloured tubular glass beads.

Shirt

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

Skirt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-006A
  • Item

1 5 piece General's Costume. Pink silk with satin decorate sequins. Includes shirt, skirt, 2 overskirts and a belt.

Overskirt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-006B
  • Item

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.

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