Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Knife

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-054-003
  • Pièce

The main body of the knife including the blade is made of one continuous piece of metal which has been bent at different intervals to give the knife its shape. The handle of the knife is flat and rectangular and wrapped in a thick rope cording whi...

Cutter, Cookie

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

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...

Spoon

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-230-001
  • Pièce

This object is a large metal spoon that is silver in color with a fair amount of wear and dirt built up on it. The handle of the spoon is long and flat with a rounded end which has a hole in it presumably for hanging the spoon up. The rest of the ...

Chopper, Food

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

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...

Knife, Carving

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-266-001
  • Pièce

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...

Doll

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

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-973-060-001
  • Pièce

This object is a large and heavy wooden drum. The body of the drum is made of a presumably solid piece of cylindrical wood. At the bottom and the top the wood dips slightly inward giving the drum an oblong look. The bottom of the drum is painted b...

String, Instrument

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-006a,b
  • Pièce

A: The body of the Banhu is made of a small carved coconut shell that is in the shape of a tiny barrel. The top of the body has a circular unfinished piece of wood attached to the top. Stamped on this wood is a maker's mark in black ink altho...

Dulcimer

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-001-015
  • Pièce

The body of this object is made from two piece of oblong shaped wood which have grooves running down the front and two dips down the back. The lid and body of the instrument are meant to look like butterfly wings when they are open and lying side ...

Box, Jewelry

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-968-024-005
  • Pièce

This object is a rectangular jewelry box. The box is made of a wood and has both a lid and base that are hollowed out. The wood in the lid is a light brown and in the container piece dark brown although neither has a finish on them. The lid is sep...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-973-642-001
  • Pièce

This object is a semi-round ceramic jar that was presumably used to hold soya sauce. The jar itself is made of a brown colored ceramic which has been painted a dark brown color and has a shiny glazed finish. The bottom of the jar is unfinished and...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-974-642-103
  • Pièce

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

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-975-072-001
  • Pièce

This object is a small teal colored cylindrical bottle. The bottle is quite tiny and its body is made of a fairly thick glass while the neck of the bottle which is short and cylindrical is made of a thinner glass. One side of the bottle has a dent...

Brick, Tea

  • CA KMS KMS_E-985-008-001
  • Pièce

This object is a large rectangular brick of compressed black tea. The tea brick is compact and quite heavy and is a dark brown color. On one side of the brick there is a design of what appears to be a Chinese temple with two trees growing on eithe...

Coaster

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

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 ...

Hat

  • CA KMS KMS_E-997-006-001
  • Pièce

Dome shaped sun hat of alternating panels of red and blue cotton, with wide brim trimmed in blue and white striped cotton, culminating in high peak. On the panels there is sewn different animal characters using pieces of cloth and lots of threadin...

Chopstick

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

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...

Tray, Flatware

  • CA KMS KMS_E-984-053-001
  • Pièce

This object is a small rectangular tray that is presumably made of a type of wood. The tray has a lip running around the top edge and the corners are rounded. The lip is painted a gold color while the flat top surface is olive green. On one side o...

Model, Ship

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-976-016-003ab
  • Pièce

These objects are two model ships made of sterling metal with wooden carved bases. The bases of the ships have been carved so that the ships bottom fits into a central dip. The rest of the base has been carves with a variety of loops and swirls to...

Figurine

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

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 ...

Bowl

  • CA KMS KMS_E-985-006-001
  • Pièce

This bowl is made of metal which has been painted various colors and designs on the outside. The lip of the bowl is gold while the inside is a bright green with some small black speckles. The outside of the bowl is mainly white with black speckles...

Lock

  • CA KMS KMS_NC-970-093-003ab
  • Pièce

Metal lock and key. The lock is brass and opens when you push down with the key. The lock is oval shaped with a bar across the top that moves to lock or unlock it. There is a rectangular opening on the side of the lock that the bar goes across. Th...

Case, Cigarette

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-973-010-018ab
  • Pièce

Cigarette case has a rectangular shaped metal box with lid that comes off. There are Asian language symbols on the top center of the lid. The lid is slightly bent on the corners to fit in the box. There is are different Asian language symbols on t...

Thread

  • CA KMS KMS_E-988-016-011
  • Pièce

This object is a rectangular plastic package containing silk thread. The package is has a white plastic backing which is slightly bigger than the front of the package giving room for a seal. The front of the package is a sea foam green color and i...

Doll

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-983-053-002
  • Pièce

The center of this doll is made with a thick cylindrical piece of wood around which the doll has been made. This wooden center has been wrapped with a pink and white checkered fabric which has red and green floral pattern running around the bottom...

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