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1965-1966 Chinese Yearbook B.C Mainland Edition

  • CA KMS KMS_2011.001c
  • Item

1965-1966 Chinese yearbook B.C Mainland Edition. Chinese and Japanese Business Firms, Historic Facts, and Important Information etc. Published by Chinese Canadian Press (Formerly Chinese-Canadian Publishing Co.)

Abacus

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-260-001
  • Item

This object has a rectangular dark brown wooden frame that is open in the center except for one bar which runs lengthwise across the frame just below the center. Drilled into the inner part of the frame are small holes into which are inserted crea...

Accessory, Hand

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-970-119-001a,b
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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...

Apron

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-010A
  • Item

1two piece costume, consisting of apron and jacket. Cream silk decorated with dark blue sequins, glass beads, "fishtail" hems on apron and jacket.

Apron

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

Three panelled apron from Dai kow General's Costume. Apron is pale green with steel blue, pink, purple, green, gold foral sequin pattern. Pattern is accented with glass tube beads, in same colour. Attached to bottom of apron are lace tassels....

Apron

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

Apron from Dai kow General's Costume. Apron is pale green with steel blue, pink, purple, green and gold floral sequin pattern. Pattern is accented with glass tube beads, in same colours.Attached to bottom of Apron are lace tassels. Tassels ar...

Ball, Puzzle

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-018-015a-b
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Ivory carving puzzle ball with a four part ivory stand. E-988-018-015a Ivory puzzle ball with at least eight layers of carving. The outermost layer is carved with a raised floral motif; the inner layers are carved with lattice work like geometric ...

Banjo

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-004
  • Item

The body of the banjo is shaped like a circular flower that has six slightly curved petals. The edge of the body is an orange colored wood which has a glossy finish. The top and bottom of the body of the banjo are made of two unfinished wood panel...

Banjo

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-008
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The body of the banjo is shaped like a circular flower that has six slightly curved petals. The edges of the body have been stained with a dark brown finish giving the edges a glossy look. The top and bottom of the body of the banjo are made of tw...

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...

Basket

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-971-217-007
  • Item

The main body of this object is made of interwoven pieces of wicker which create a circular basket with a flat bottom. Around the edges and the base of the object are thin rectangular pieces of wood which create a support system for the wicker of ...

Belt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-973-424-011
  • Item

This object is a cloth bet with decorative embroidery on the front. The main piece of the belt is a thick piece of fabric that which is light brown colored on the back and covered in embroidery on the front. The top of this piece of fabric is flat...

Belt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-006D
  • Item

1 5 piece General's Costume. Pink silk with satin decorate sequins. Includes shirt, skirt, 2 overskirts and a belt.

Belt

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

1 five piece DAI KOW General's Costume.Belt green silk with blue/gold, red/purple and silver/green sequins. Also includes pale blue glass beads and silk tassels. Costume includes: collar, wrap around skirt, shield, paneled apron, and matching...

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...

Boot

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-976-012-002a,b
  • Item

This object is a pair of black silk boots that are used for performances. The boots have rounded toes and also rounded heels. The soles of the shoes are made with an unfinished leather bottom which is sewn onto many layers of thick fiber. On top o...

Boots

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-976-012-001A-B
  • Item

1 Pair JEE HUR, warrior boots. Black silk ankle high boots with white silk diagonal lines interespersed with brass rounds. Pom poms and tassel on toe, flat sewn leather soles.

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-067-007
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This object is a square clear glass bottle with beveled edges. The neck of the bottle is short and cylindrical with a ringed lip on the top. There is some dirt build up in the neck of the bottle. A small piece of thread is tied under the lip of th...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-973-424-018
  • Item

This is a small light weight clear glass bottle. The base of the bottle is cylindrical with a flat bottom and a slightly rounded top before the neck. The neck is a thinner cylinder which is hollow with a ringed lip around the top. The glass has bu...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-100
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This is a small light green tinted glass bottle. The bottle is very tiny and rectangular with rounded edges. It has a very short ringed neck that looks as though the glass has been broken. The inside of the bottle is cylindrical and has a shiny me...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-104
  • Item

This is a small light green tinted glass bottle. The bottle is very tiny and rectangular with rounded edges. It has a very short cylindrical neck that looks as though the glass has been broken at the top. The inside of the bottle is cylindrical an...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-971-258-004
  • Item

This bottle is made of a clear green glass which has some bubbles within its make. The bottom of the bottle is made of thick glass, with a recessed center, and a fairly substantial chip out of one edge. The main body of the bottle is cylindrical i...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_2005.055.001
  • Item

Wine bottle. Glass. Label mostly disintegrated/torn off though images of grape bunches visible. Bottle is covered in dirt as it was dug up during the construction of the Same Sun Hostel at the outer limits of Kelowna's old Chinatown.

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