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Quern

  • CA CVM CVM_013.46.1-.3
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A grey stone quern or rice mill, in three parts; the base, grinding stone and wooden handle. .001: Base: Round, flat, stone with a wide edge, a centre round raised flat area and a trough running between the edge and centre and out one side. .00...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_013.32.1
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A blue-black, vase-shaped Chinese tiger whiskey bottle. Made from clay pottery with a smooth glaze on all surfaces inside and out. The bottom surface glaze is brown, as is the inside of the neck. The inside also appears to be brown but there is a...

Postcard

  • CA CVM CVM_013.29.1
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A lightweight, cardstock postcard with an original watercolour and ink painting of a Chinese junk under sail. The junk hull, sails and sailor are made from paper applique with the finer details (lines, mast, steering oar) drawn in with black ink. ...

Pin

  • CA CVM CVM_013.21.9
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A round, red and gold pin with a gold symbol. The back is gold with a pin fastener and the words “China Zhuhai Hotel 1982-1992”.

Pin

  • CA CVM CVM_013.21.8
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A round, red and gold pin with a Chinese dragon symbol. The back is gold with a post and nut fastener.

Mug

  • CA CVM CVM_012.83.3
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A white enamel promotional mug for Merkel's Furniture. Within the red rectangle is a drawing of a lamp, table and two chairs. To the right reads "Merkel's FURNITURE LAND SERVING THE ISLAND SINCE 1965". Below it says "FOR F...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.5
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A pair of black, wide three-quarter length pants. The waist band is dark blue. Goes with blouse CVM 012.80.4.

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.4
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Blouse of a rough black material with a slight shine. The blouse is long in a Chinese-style with a high collar of 6cm. Diagonal side closure with small frog closures. Slit on side 32.5cm. Inner side lining spans 24cm inwards and 47 cm in length fr...

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.3
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Blue, wool, ladies blouse with thin white vertical pin stripes 1cm apart. Blouse is in Chinese style with slits measuring 23.5 cm up from the hem. Blouse widens at bottom. Blouse has high, small collar. Diagonal closing on one side with four frog ...

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.2
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Green and grey, small checkered ladies blouse in Chinese style. The bottom of the blouse flares outwards and has a 24 cm slit on each side from the hem. It has a diagonal side closing with four frog closure buttons. The interior of the collar (fac...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.1
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Navy blue pants with lighter blue waist band. Waist band is approx. 19 cm wide and a lighter weight fabric than rest of pants. Wide leg opening. Chinese style pant.

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...

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.

Sign

  • CA CVM CVM_010.8.1
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A thick wooden sign painted white with red Chinese lettering. The characters were carved first to give the sign dimension.

Bowl

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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_008.59.1
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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.

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.

Bottle

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

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