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Pipe

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-979-013-004
  • Item

The main body of this pipe is a long, thick, hollow, cylindrical piece of bamboo. The bamboo is yellow/light brown in color and has thin raised ridges running a ring around the body of the pipe at equal intervals. The bamboo is not quite straight ...

Stamp

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-979-113-001
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The handle of the stamp is made from a piece of red colored wood which has a shiny finish. The top of the handle is rounded and dips in at the sides before becoming flat on the bottom. The bottom of the handle has a trough down the middle with a p...

Block, Chopping

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-980-060-001
  • Item

The main body of this object is a circular piece of wood which is presumably part of small tree stump or branch. The top and bottom of the wood are flat and the curved edges are smooth besides a few dents and scratches. There is a notch that was m...

Grater

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-981-098-002
  • Item

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 ...

Tin

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-981-098-004a-b
  • Item

This object is a rectangular metal tin which is made up of two pieces. The bottom piece has a flat bottom with edges that are slightly wider than the edges of the box. The edges of the box are tall and flat with slightly warped sides from bending....

Tin

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-005-001
  • Item

This object is a rectangular metal candy tin which has a lid hinged on the back. The outside of the object is mainly a light yellow in color with gold color around the edges. The top of the tin has a picture of a beach with palm trees on it and a ...

Inkpad

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-177-010
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The lid of the ink pad is made of metal that has been painted red with a black design on the top. The design is of a building with trees beside it and clouds in the sky. There is a checkered pattern bordering the picture and words on the tops read...

Veneer

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-177-011
  • Item

This is a stack of very thin long rectangular wooden slats. The slats are made of unfinished wood and are slightly curved in the center possibly from storage. There are 34 slats in the pile and the ends of the wood are chipping. The pieces are bun...

Veneer

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-177-012
  • Item

This is a stack of very thin long rectangular wooden slats. The slats are made of unfinished wood and are slightly curved in the center possibly from storages. There are 34 slats in the pile and the ends of the wood are chipping. The pieces are bu...

Taper

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-177-014
  • Item

This object is a bundle of long rolled up pieces of paper creating tapers. The tapers are made of a cream/yellow colored paper that has been rolled into long cylindrical sticks which are slightly thinner on one end. There are at least fifty tapers...

Trivet

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-200-002
  • Item

This object is a square trivet made of a brown colored metal which has a glossy finish on the top. On the bottom of the object there are four small circular feet in each corner and the metal on the bottom is smooth and flat. On the top surface of ...

Basket

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-982-247-001ab
  • Item

This object is a short and stout cylindrical basket with a removable circular lid. The basket is made of interwoven plant fibers. The container part of the basket has a light yellow and brown checkered pattern because of the two different colors o...

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.

Carving

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-053-008
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This object is the bust of a male figure which is made of Rosewood and is a Wat Yuen head. The object is completely a dark crimson color wood with just two small glass eyes which are white with black center. The shoulders of the figure make up the...

Figurine

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-053-009
  • Item

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 ...

Brush, Paint

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-204-004
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The main body of the object is made from light brown/yellow wood that is possibly bamboo. The handle is cylindrical with a hole in the end that has been filled some sort of black substance. In the top of the cylindrical piece of wood there are fai...

Jar

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-204-006
  • Item

This object is a small circular container that is made out of plastic. The top and bottom of the container are flat with rounded sides. The bottom half of the container is made of a solid black colored plastic The top lip of the container is sligh...

Matchbox

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-983-204-009
  • Item

The main body of the object is made from a silver colored metal that is rectangular in shape and hollow through the middle. The top and bottom and two sides of the object are smooth metal while the ends are open creating a space through the object...

Stick, Fortune

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-968-001-050a-h
  • Item

These are a set of seven brown wooden sticks. The sticks are long, thin, and flat with a squared off bottom and an arrow shaped pointed tip. On one side of the wood in black paint there is Chinese lettering that differs from stick to stick. The st...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-023-001
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This object is a cardboard backed cloth doll that has a soft stuffing of foam inside the fabric covering. The doll is dressed in a long pink gown with a cream colored silk design of flowers on the pink material. The neck and arm cuffs of the gown ...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-023-002
  • Item

This object is a cardboard backed cloth doll that has a soft stuffing of foam inside the fabric covering. The doll is dressed in a long blue, green, and pink gown with cream colored silk design of flowers on the material. The neck and arm cuffs of...

Game

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-023-003
  • Item

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...

Accessory, Hand

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-119-001a,b
  • Item

This object is a pair of Chinese dancing accessories made of fabric with wooden handles. The handles of the object are long a cylindrical with a ridged pattern near the top and a more circular bottom. Near the bottom a hole has been drilled throug...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-972-451-024
  • Item

The base of this object is a square piece of wood with beveled edges that has been painted green. On top of the base stand a figurine of a Chinese person standing. The body of the figure is presumably made of stiff cardboard material as well as it...

Drum

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-973-059-001
  • Item

This drum is made of a domed piece of wood that has a large hole running directly through the center of it. The bottom of the wood is flat and circular before curving downward and inward at the bottom giving the drum its domed shape. The wood is a...

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