Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Trident

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-022
  • Item

1 detachable Trident for Headdress, general's, male role.

Hat

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-023
  • Item

Round, black, rough satin cap with a jute (?) lining. A band of silk makes up the body of the hat. The top of the hat is constructed of black silk with a black silk covered button in the middle. Between the jute (?) lining and silk covering there ...

Hat

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-024
  • Item

Scholar's Hat is covered with pink silk over paper form. Gold, silver, and steel blue sequins form floral and insect patterns, lined by black tube beads. At the center of each insect are turquoise beads and one plastic pearl. Six blue and whi...

Hat

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-025
  • Item

1 Scholar's Hat. Turquoise silk covered paper form. Decorated with silver sequins, bronze and green beads, orange silk plume and long streamer on either side (1 torn with end missing).

Cloth Fragment

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-760-026
  • Item

This object is a large piece of cream colored sack that is folded in half in the center. The cloth has frayed and jagged edges and is not a square piece. One of the halves written in pen there are two addresses on the cloth. One address reads &quo...

Robe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-761-001
  • Item

1 Chi'-fu, or Mandarian Robe, c. 1900. Dark blue with silk gauze. Embroidered in silk thread with mountains, clouds, 5 toed dragons, cranes. Lined with blue brocade and decorated with round gold coloured buttons.

Skirt

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-762-003
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The inside of this skirt has no lining except for the yellow silk backing on the black silk fabric that is the border of the skirt. The black silk fabric creates a thick border around the main mustard colored silk fabric that makes up the rest of ...

Pants

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-977-916-010
  • Item

The main part of the pants is made of a synthetic fiber fabric which is a deep navy blue. As a design on the fabric in shiny material and only subtly noticeable is a floral pattern. The waist of the pants in made with a thin elastic band that has ...

Shoe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-979-161-001a-b
  • Item

This object is a pair of silk and cloth shoes with decorative embroidery on the sides. The shoes are like flats with a think unfinished leather base that is rounded in the front and back. Running around the outside of the sole and across the middl...

Shoe

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-982-006-002a,b
  • Item

This object is a pair of silk and cloth shoes with decorative embroidery on the sides. The shoes are like flats with a think leather base that is pointed in the front and rounded in the back with the heel just slightly raised. Running around the o...

Vest

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-982-031-001
  • Item

The inside lining of the vest is made of a pink silk fabric with zigzag and floral designs on the material. The outside of the vest has a thick black silk border around both sides of the vest and the back. The background material inside this borde...

Hat

  • CA KMS KMS_DA-983-246-001
  • Item

This object is a circular hat made of interwoven straw/wicker pieces. The brim of the hat is flat and circular which a thick edge of plant fibers bundled together. The center of the hat has a raised dome shaped piece where the hat was placed on th...

Bottle, Hot-water

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-970-034-001
  • Item

The main body of the object is made of a silver type of metal which is a large oval in shape. Running around the edge of the hot water bottle is a small lipped edge making the top and the bottom look like separate pieces. On the top and bottom the...

Holder, Letter

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-971-215-001
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The main body of this object is a flat rectangular piece of metal that is presumably aluminum. All the edges have been folded over creating a type of border. At the top of the object the top two corners have been cut off at angles. There is a hole...

Cleaver

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-971-217-002
  • Item

The handle of the object is made of a hand carved cylindrical piece of wood that is dark brown and has a glossy finish. The handle is rectangular with a rounded bottom. Pressed over a knob at the top of the handle is a folded piece of metal which ...

Pot

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-019-002
  • Item

This object is a very short and stout ceramic pot. The body of the pot it fairly round before it narrows at the neck and flares out to create a lipped top. The inside of the pot is an off white color which has been glazed so it is shiny. Just insi...

Knife

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-416-003
  • Item

The handle of the knife is made of a cylindrical piece of wood with a shiny finish and two cracks running down both sides. The bottom of the handle has a piece of wire wrapped around it while the top has a brass metal ring placed over the wood. A ...

Dispenser, Paper Roll

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-416-004
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The base of the paper dispenser is made of a large rectangular wooden board which is slightly warped in the middle. Attached on top of the board in the middle of either end are two small rectangular boards which standing up vertically and parallel...

Ladle

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-417-002
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The handle of the ladle is made of metal and is cylindrical and hollow in the bottom with a cylindrical piece of wood inserted in the bottom. The wooden piece is dark brown with two lines carved around the center and it has a shiny finish.The rest...

Knife

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-417-020a-c
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A,B,C: The main body of the knife including the blade is made of one continuous piece of metal which has been bent in the middle to give the knife its shape. The handle of the knife is flat and rectangular and wrapped in a thick wicker type cordin...

Chisel

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-417-022
  • Item

This object is a metal chisel which has much wear and rust on it. The handle of the chisel is cylindrical with a hollow center. The main body of the chisel is rectangular in shape and fairly thick. It is long and angled at the end creating the chi...

Bowl

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-421-001
  • Item

This object is a semi-circle ceramic bowl which has a flat front and rounded back. On the front of the object there is a design made out of ceramic of a peacock, some vines, and two large pineapple type fruits. The peacock has its head titled upsi...

Knife

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

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...

Piece, Calendar

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-057-001a-c
  • Item

This calendar cards are made of a very thin and pliable wooden material. They are rectangular in shape and each corner has been cut off at an angle. Both sides of these pieces have been painted with a green and red border and blue and gold backgro...

Piece, Calendar

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-974-057-002a-c
  • Item

This calendar cards are made of a very thin and pliable wooden material. They are rectangular in shape and each corner has been cut off at an angle. Both sides of these pieces have been painted with an orange and blue border and yellow background....

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