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Envelope

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-251-001a,b
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These objects are two stacks of small envelopes. The paper the envelopes are made of is a cream color with a red stripe stamped lengthwise down the center of the front of the envelope. On the flap of the envelope there is Chinese lettering stamped...

Envelope

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-018-001
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Small rectangular shaped envelope made out of a red colored paper with a seam running down its back. On the front of the envelope there is a picture in shiny gold which is of three carp playing in water, some Chinese lettering, and a tree branch w...

Envelope and Invitation

  • CA KMS KMS_2015.051.001ab
  • Item

Envelope and invitation addressed to Mr. H. A Truswell 454 Bernard Ave Kelowna B.C care of Ford Garage. The Invitation itself reads Mr. Lee Bon requests the honour of the presence of Mr. H. A Truswell at a farewell supper to be held in the Royal A...

Fan

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-974-066-003
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The main skeleton of the object is made up of long thin rectangular pieces of bamboo which are layered over one another and nailed together at the bottom of the handle. The main two piece of the fans frame are slightly wider than the rest of the w...

Fan

  • CA KMS KMS_E-995-040-042
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This object is a heart shaped woven fan with a rounded bottom. The body of the fan is made of a brown wicker type plant fiber running vertically with green wicker fibers interwoven horizontally. The green fiber make up a diamond design in the midd...

Figurine

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-053-009
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This object is a plastic shell with a small model of a Chinese home attached on top of a wooden base. The wooden base of the object is small, rectangular, and painted black. Glued in the middle of this piece of wood is a plastic shell which has a ...

Figurine

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-018-019a-c
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A: The main figure is made out of a cream colored plastic material. It is a carving of a woman sitting upon a single seat cart that is being operated by two children presumably boys. The boy in the front is wearing a circular hat and has one leg u...

Figurine, Animal

  • CA KMS KMS_E-992-021-001
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This object is a lion figurine made of white stone with black flecks. The base of the figurine is composed of two rectangular platforms with a thick cube of stone in the middle. The bottom platform has a ridged edge and one corner is broken off. T...

Figurine, Bird

  • CA KMS KMS_E-989-012-001
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This object is a small dark grey colored weight. The bottom of the figurine weight is a circular base upon which a small bird type figure sits. The bird is presumably a duck or chicken. The tail of this bird swoops slightly up and the wings at the...

Figurine, Bird

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-416-018
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The main structure of the bird figurine is made of pieces of wire which are covered in different colored plastic covering. The bird's feet are made of this wire covered in black plastic. The wings and the tail are also framed with these wires...

Figurine, Group

  • CA KMS KMS_E-992-014-002a-h
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This object is a set of eight figurines which represent the eight immortals. The bases of all the figurines are made of a red stone that is rounded and smooth on one side with two edges being flat and squared. The edges that are flat show that the...

Flute

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-001
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The body of the flute is in the shape of angel wings. The body of the flute is composed of two flat sides with 4cm edges running all the way around the object. The top of the flute is flat with rounded side that curve at the tips. The bottom curve...

Flute

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-011
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The body of the flute is made up of a single piece of cylindrical wood that is long and hollow through its center. The piece of wood has been painted black and there is a shiny finish on the paint. Drilled at different intervals done the front of ...

Fork

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-216-001
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The handle of the fork is flat with a rounded end. The handle thins and curves upward and then slops down before the head of the fork. The head of the fork has a rounded base with four long prongs coming off of it which has painted tips. All the p...

Game

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-023-003
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This object is a small rectangular piece of wood with eight ivory tabs running along the edges. The wood is a dark brown color with a shiny finish. Painted on the top of the wooden block is a flower design with short and long leaves in gold and bl...

Game

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-038-008
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This object is a open cardboard box containing game pieces. The box itself is covered in a bright red leather looking covering with a label that has been torn off one side. The box does not have a lid and the inside is a cream colored cardboard. W...

Game, Mahjong

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-403-001a-e
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This object is made from a red colored wood which as a glossy finish. The object is rectangular in shape and cubed. On the top and sides of the object in the corners is metal plating with a fancy design of swirls attached. This plating is on the t...

Gaming Counter

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-978-054-002
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Circular, engraved, mother of pearl gaming counter. The edges are slightly scalloped. The imagery of the engravings are floral and geometric in theme. The boarders on both sides are carved with the images of leaves. The interior image on one side ...

Grater

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-981-098-002
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The body of this object is made of a silver colored metal that is cylindrical in shape and hollow through the center. The body of the object is made of one solid piece of metal that has a groove running down the back side at the connection of the ...

Group Photograph of the Kuo Min Tang Kelowna Members

  • CA KMS KMS_1978.002.003
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Group photograph of the Kuo Min Tang Chinese Nationalist Party, Kelowna. Most names of the people in the photgraph are unidentified. Identified in the second row from left to right are Wong Lone-Koy, Cheng Yue-sung, ?, ?, Kwan Jim-Ngo.

Guitar

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-002
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The body of the guitar is large and circular. The edges of the body have been stained a dark brown color while the top and bottom surface are a smooth unfinished wood. The top panel of wood has some cracks running down its surface. Attached near t...

Guitar

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-003
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The body of this guitar is made out of wood that is shaped like a giant tear drop. The main part of the body is quite round with a flat top and rounded back. The back of the guitar has been painted brown and has a shiny finish on the paint. The fr...

Hanging

  • CA KMS KMS_DF-971-004-013
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The main body of this object is made from brown colored wood and wicker intertwined. The top of the object is a cylindrical wooden neck which is hollow on the inside with the whole body of the object being hollow. Attached to the bottom of this cy...

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