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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...

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.5a
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A short, loose-fitting tunic with high stand up collar and long sleeves. Frog closures on collar and right side. Grey, satin-finish silk with small, woven, black and white floral design sparsely scattered. All edges of jacket have a yellow, meta...

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...

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.17
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A hip-length, loose fitting top with a high, stand-up collar and long, loose straight sleeves. Side slits on body section. Frog closures at neck and right side. The material is lightweight linen weave pale green silk with black lace trim around...

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.19a
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A knee-length, loose-fitting woman's top with a high stand-up collar and long straight sleeves and long side slits. Frog closures at neck and down right side. It has a simple pocket on right side that is not seen when the tunic is closed. T...

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_000.52.1
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A brown Chinese jar or jug used to hold liquid such as wine or soya sauce. It is made of brown pottery with a medium glaze on it. It has an opening on the top which is fairly small, and may have held a cork inside. Below that is a slender spout.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.14
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A small glass container or jar of Chinese manufacture. It has a polished rim and the sides rise straight up. There are Chinese characters on the sides.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.10
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A Chinese pottery jar that would have been used to contain different kinds of food. It has a wide, round body with a wide opening. It is coloured brown. Such jars were made here in the Cowichan Valley as a cheap household item.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.11
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A Chinese jar or jug, used to hold liquid such as wine or soya sauce. It is made of brown pottery with a medium glaze. The opening at the top may have held a cork.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.12
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A Chinese jar made of medium-glazed brown pottery. This is a small jar and a certain amount of trouble was taken with the glazing as it is quite regular and free of most of the imperfections that characterize the glazing of other examples of Chin...

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.5
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A jar of Chinese manufacture for holding ginger or pickles. It is missing its lid. It is made of brown glazed pottery.

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.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_989.81.1-.2
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Chinese ginger jar with lid and label in a wicker casing with two handles. The jar is brown with blue glaze and Chinese characters on the side. The lid has a colourful paper label denoting contents as stem ginger and syrup.

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.12
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A small brown pottery jar of Chinese manufacture. On the bottom there are impressed two Chinese characters. It seems that this small jar would have held some kind of food or spices.

Lantern

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.12
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A folding Chinese lantern from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It consists of two round wooden blocks of unequal size, connected by two, long parallel, thin, metal rods. On the outside of the smaller of the two blocks is a metal ...

Lantern

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.13
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A folding, Chinese lantern from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It consists of two round, wooden blocks of unequal size, connected by two, long parallel, thin, metal rods. On the outside of the smaller of the two blocks is a meta...

Lantern

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.14
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A folding Chinese lantern from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It consists of two round wooden blocks of unequal size, connected by two, long, parallel, thin, metal rods. On the outside of the smaller of the two blocks is a metal...

Lute

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.33,.47-.49
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Chinese four-stringed instrument that can be described as "mandolin-like". It is made of wood with a short neck attached to a large flat round body. The pegs are large and hexagonal and are set in a curving decorative head. It has a se...

Lute

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.34,.36,.37
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Chinese four-stringed instrument that can be described as "mandolin-like". It is made of wood with a short neck attached to a large flat round body. The pegs are large and hexagonal and are set in a curving decorative head. It has a se...

Lute

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.32
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Chinese four-stringed instrument that can be described as "mandolin-like". It is made of wood with a short neck attached to a large flat round body. It has a series of frets with a wooden bridge.

Lute

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.31,.39-.42
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Chinese four-stringed instrument that can be described as "mandolin-like". It is made of wood with a short neck attached to a large flat round body. The pegs are large and hexagonal and are set in a curving decorative head. It has a se...

Machine

  • CA CVM CVM_010.31.3-.4
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A Singer sewing machine mounted on a large wooden tabletop supported by a cast iron leg structure and manufactured by The Singer Manufacturing Co. The machine appears to have been originally powered by a foot treadle, which is integrated into the...

Marble

  • CA CVM CVM_981.185.1c
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Small, yellow, net bag containing several marbles. The marbles are all the same size, but different colours. There is a white tie at the top of the bag. The marbles belong with a box CVM 981.185.1b and game called Hop Ching Checker Game CVM 981....

Marble

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.21
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A small Chinese marble made of clay. According to the donor, these marbles were popular for boys at the time because the price of a few proper marbles could instead buy them a whole bag of clay marbles.

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