Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Showing 161 results Archival description

Cowichan Valley Museum and Archives Only top-level descriptions

160 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Matchbook

  • CA CVM CVM_003.50.12
  • Item

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

Mug

  • CA CVM CVM_012.83.3
  • Item

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...

Noodle-stick

  • CA CVM CVM_990.27.1
  • Item

A large piece of bamboo that was used in the Sing Lee Restaurant in Chinatown to help make noodles. One end of the stick is put into a niche in the wall and the other end was held and thumped on the noodle dough to mix it. A small child might sit...

Pad

  • CA CVM CVM_001.35.1
  • Item

A large rectangular pad of papers held together by pink glue across the top. The pad has a cardboard back and the papers are white with black writing.

Pad

  • CA CVM CVM_001.35.4
  • Item

A pad of white papers with two columns on each paper that list articles of clothing such as skirts, towels, dresses, etc. It has a cardboard back.

Painting

  • CA CVM CVM_992.17.1
  • Item

A watercolour and pastel painting of the final section of Duncan's Chinatown, painted just prior to its demolition. The other section across the street had already been torn down but this group of buildings was still in use. Painted in 1969.

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.5b
  • Item

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.

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.13b
  • Item

Wide, loose-fitting pants with a wide, off white cotton band at the waist. The material is greyish purple taffeta silk with a random woven floral pattern. Decorative gold-coloured trim at pant bottoms. Part of a pantsuit that includes jacket and ...

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.

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.1
  • Item

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.

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.19b
  • Item

Long, wide, loose-fitting pants. The material is light green rayon with a floral design woven in with fine transparent stripes. There is black lace trim at the bottom of each pant leg. A wide, white cotton band is sewn at waist. Part of a pantsuit...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.5
  • Item

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

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.

Peg

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.5d,.12,.16,-.18,.26,.35,.38,.43-.46
  • Item

Various wooden instrument pegs that fit into the head of a fiddle or lute.

Picture

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.9
  • Item

A picture of two Chinese characters painted in gold on a piece of green silk. It is framed behind glass. There is raised scroll work and vegetative designs on the frame. This is an indoor sign for the Quon Chong Grocery in Duncan's Chinatown...

Picture

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.10
  • Item

Embroidered picture of two birds on a branch. The picture is matted. On the lower left and upper right side of the matting are strips of red paper with Chinese characters on them. The upper right characters indicate that the picture was given to ...

Piece

  • CA CVM CVM_998.17.1
  • Item

Five small, white game pieces that are made of bone or ivory. The sticks have round edges with a red dot on both ends with the exception of CVM 998.17.5 which has two black dots on the ends and is smaller in size.

Piece

  • CA CVM CVM_999.33.1-.12
  • Item

Twelve glass Chinese markers or pieces for a Chinese game. They are round in shape and smooth in texture. There are nine white, one blue and two green markers.

Piece

  • CA CVM CVM_997.5.41-.45
  • Item

These pieces are from an unknown Oriental game and could be used for many games as markers. (.041) is a small piece of wood with 5 circular indentations. The four glass counters sit on these indentations. Two counters are white, two are blue.

Pillowcase

  • CA CVM CVM_003.52.1
  • Item

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
  • Item

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 ...

Pin

  • CA CVM CVM_013.21.8
  • Item

A round, red and gold pin with a Chinese dragon symbol. The back is gold with a post and nut fastener.

Pin

  • CA CVM CVM_013.21.9
  • Item

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”.

Plate

  • CA CVM CVM_996.3.1
  • Item

An earthenware plate in beige and brown. A central pattern is in the style of the 1880's in England when Chinois series was in vogue (the copying of Chinese style and subjects on English China). A brown and cream border incorporates geometri...

Platter

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.15
  • Item

A white, metal, ceramic-plated (granite ware) serving plate from the Pekin Restaurant (proprietor Sue Lem Bing). It has a deep, oval depression in the centre, occupying most of the plate, with a wide, up and outward flaring rim. The centre of the...

Results 101 to 125 of 161