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Chopper, Food

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-259-001
  • Item

The blade of the object is flat with two straight sides, a straight top with two dips in it, and a curved semi-circle bottom. The semi-circle curved bottom makes up the sharp edge of the blade. The blade itself is completely covered in rust on the...

Chopstick

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-921-007a,b
  • Item

This is a pair of brown wooden chopsticks. The top half of the chopsticks are square in shape and the in the middle it changes to a more cylindrical shape. The tops of the sticks are flat while the bottoms are rounded. The wood has been finished w...

Chopstick

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-033-115a,b
  • Item

This is a pair of brown wooden chopsticks. The top half of the chopsticks are square in shape and the in the middle it changes to a more cylindrical shape. The tops of the sticks are flat while the bottoms are rounded. The wood has been finished w...

City Park Restaurant Menu

  • CA KMS KMS_1982.017
  • Item

City Park resturant short order menu. The resturant was located on the corner of Abbott Street and Harvery Avenue at Okanagan Lake Bridge Entrance.

Cleaver

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-099-021
  • Item

The handle of the object is made cylindrical piece of wood that is dark brown and has grooves running horizontally around it. The handle is flat on the bottom and a small piece of metal can be seen inserted into the center. Pressed over the top of...

Cleaver

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-971-217-002
  • Item

The handle of the object is made of a hand carved cylindrical piece of wood that is dark brown and has a glossy finish. The handle is rectangular with a rounded bottom. Pressed over a knob at the top of the handle is a folded piece of metal which ...

Cleaver

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-261-001
  • Item

The handle of the object is made of two pieces of dark brown wood that have a glossy finish. The handle is rectangular with a rounded bottom. Pressed in between the center of the handle is metal from the blade which gives the blade support and str...

Cloth Fragment

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-026
  • Item

This object is a large piece of cream colored sack that is folded in half in the center. The cloth has frayed and jagged edges and is not a square piece. One of the halves written in pen there are two addresses on the cloth. One address reads &quo...

Coaster

  • CA KMS KMS_E-990-004-002a-h
  • Item

This is a set of eight miniature wooden coasters that are used as bases for a set of vases in a kit. The coasters are round disks of wood which are a dark maroon color and covered in a shiny gloss finish. The base of the coaster has three dips in ...

Coat

  • CA KMS KMS_E-975-013-001
  • Item

1 pre-Manchu style woman's coat, c. 1875. Dark blue silk, with embroidered bats and flowers in lighter blues. Turquoise silk brocade lining.

Coat

  • CA KMS KMS_E-975-013-001
  • Item

1 pre-Manchu style woman's coat, c. 1875. Dark blue silk, with embroidered bats and flowers in lighter blues. Turquoise silk brocade lining.

Coin

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-306-001
  • Item

Small round gold colored coin with a square hole in the middle. On the metal on both sides of the coins in some Chinese lettering. The surface of the coin is smooth and it is fairly shiny.

Collage

  • CA KMS KMS_E-995-040-020
  • Item

Framed painting which utilizes both watercolour and the creation of a collage using stamps. The frame of the painting is made of wood which has been painted gold and is rectangular. The edges of this frame have a floral design and the outside edge...

Collar

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-011
  • Item

Small collar from Dai Kow General's Costume. Collar is pale green with steel blue, pink, purple, green, gold floral sequin pattern. Pattern is accented with glass tube beads, in same colours. Attached to bottom of Collar are lace tassels. Tas...

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...

Comb

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-582-001
  • Item

This object is a thin rectangular comb which has two rounded corners. The comb is made from a silver colored aluminum and the top half is solid metal. The bottom half of the cone has tiny slits running through the metal creating many tiny teeth do...

Container

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-067-010
  • Item

This object is a small circular clear glass dish which has a flat bottom. The bottom and sides of the dish are smooth glass with ridges running around the outside just below the lip. The lip of the object is a glass ring which protrudes slightly o...

Cookbook by Tom Wone

  • CA KMS KMS_PB-992-058-001
  • Item

Published in 1922 and written by Tom Wone this is a Cook Book called Chef's Reminder which is written in Chinese with small amounts of English interspersed throughout the text.

Cup

  • CA KMS KMS_2014.043.005a-e
  • Item

Five identical white ceramic tea cups. The words "Sing's Cafe Kelowna B.C." are written in black on the side. Cups are decorated with a red dragon and a green and red bird as well as pink and green spots. There is a gold band around...

Cutter, Cookie

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-066-004a-j
  • Item

This is a set of 5 heavy metal cookie moulds with presses. The moulds are chapped like flowers or four leaf clovers with four distinct round sides. They are hollow in the middle and the walls of the moulds are quite tall. On two sides of the outsi...

Cutter, Glass

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-559-001
  • Item

This object is made of one continuous piece of metal part of which is painted red the rest of which is exposed. The handle of the object has a small sphere on the end out of which comes a thin cylindrical stick this flattens out midway up the hand...

Dai Kow

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-012
  • Item

1 Dai Kow Accessory. 9 completely sequined narrow flaps, attached to cotton waistband. Centre flap with 3 tassels, all others with 2 tassels.

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-977-248-001
  • Item

This object is a small circular ceramic dish which has a small ring on the bottom as its base. The base is unfinished ceramic to keep the dish from sliding on the table. The rest of the dish is small but deep and made of a off white ceramic that h...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-968-001-049
  • Item

This object is a small circular ceramic dish which has a small ring on the bottom as its base. The base is unfinished ceramic to keep the dish from sliding on the table. The rest of the dish is small but deep and made of a off white ceramic that h...

Dish

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-097
  • Item

This object is a small circular ceramic dish which has a small ring on the bottom as its base. The base is unfinished ceramic to keep the dish from sliding on the table. The rest of the dish is small but deep and made of a off white ceramic that h...

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