Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Skirt

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.9c
  • Pièce

Long, slightly flared, six-gored skirt. Light grey satin finished silk White cotton waist band with tape draw string. Right front side closing with four metal snaps and two hooks and eyes at waist. Front and back gore seams trimmed with green lac...

Dress

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.11
  • Pièce

A one-piece, long, fitted garment known as a 'Cheongsam' with a high, stiff, stand-up collar. The right side and collar have 'Frog' closures. Dress is black satin-finished silk with red 'Frog' closures and red pip...

Scarf

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.12
  • Pièce

Cream coloured woven scarf with stripes in the same colour and a narrow hem around all edges.

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.17
  • Pièce

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
  • Pièce

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...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_002.59.19b
  • Pièce

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...

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_005.45.23
  • Pièce

A half-pint, green milk bottle. There are no markings on the bottle.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_005.45.24
  • Pièce

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.

Jacket

  • CA CVM CVM_008.59.6
  • Pièce

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_008.87.5
  • Pièce

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.

Bowl

  • CA CVM CVM_009.36.14
  • Pièce

A wooden, hand-carved bowl with Chinese lettering and leaves carved into it.

Blouse

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.4
  • Pièce

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...

Pants

  • CA CVM CVM_012.80.5
  • Pièce

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

Lantern

  • CA CVM CVM_984.41.13
  • Pièce

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
  • Pièce

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...

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_989.81.1-.2
  • Pièce

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.

Fiddle

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.6a,b,c
  • Pièce

An "Ehr-hu" or Chinese fiddle with two strings that are tuned a fifth apart. The stem is wood and connects two pegs with a short section of bamboo open on one end and closed at the other with tightly-stretched snake skin. Two strings of ...

Bow

  • CA CVM CVM_989.102.7-.8
  • Pièce

Bows for Chinese stringed instruments or "fiddles". They are made of bamboo or possibly wisteria. They are usually strung with horsehair.

Noodle-stick

  • CA CVM CVM_990.27.1
  • Pièce

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...

Jar

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.12
  • Pièce

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.

Dish

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.13
  • Pièce

A small Chinese soya sauce dish.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.92.30
  • Pièce

A small Chinese medicine bottle with some Chinese characters on the neck. The glass has a slight greenish cast to it.

Bottle

  • CA CVM CVM_990.97.9
  • Pièce

A Chinese "tiger whiskey" bottle made of pottery. It has a rounded body that works into a very narrow neck, then the lip spreads out again. The bottle is a dark brown with a very dull finish. On the bottom are impressed "Wing Lee ...

Sleeve

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.2-.3
  • Pièce

One pair of sleeve protectors (called oversleeves). They are woven of natural fibres. Of the same design, they are not the same height; they are either from different pairs or one has been stretched more than the other. They have a kind of woven h...

Basket

  • CA CVM CVM_991.72.4
  • Pièce

A dark basket woven from what seems to be strips of bamboo. Wire has been wound around the rim, down one side, across the bottom and up the other side. This was probably to add strength for carrying. Chinese manufacture.

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