Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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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...

Record, Phonograph

  • CA KMS KMS_DE-977-550-001
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The paper slip which contains the record is made of a thin paper material which is in the shape of a square is open on three sides. The center of this paper slip has a circular hole through it so the center of the record can be seen. The paper is ...

Lamp

  • CA KMS KMS_2005.047.003
  • Item

Lamp. Plastic dragons (black) form frame and stretch cloth. One of the plastic pieces is broken, smooth plastic only, missing detailed portion. Cloth has images of woman carrying a bundle, standing near river, beside shelves, near a tree. Red tass...

Knife, Pocket

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-985-020-003
  • Item

The handle of this object is in a rectangular shape with rounded ends that are capped on either side by metal studs. The main sides of the handle are metal and gold in color with two small pins in the center on either side where the wood of the ha...

Game

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-038-008
  • Item

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...

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...

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...

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_HG-980-010-003
  • Item

The inside lining of the jacket is made of an orange colored silk fabric which has tiny polka dot and floral designs on the inside. The outside of the jacket is made of a navy blue synthetic fiber which is presumably polyester. On this navy fabric...

Teapot

  • CA KMS KMS_DG-971-217-010a-b
  • Item

The main body of the teapot is large and cylindrical with a slightly angled edge around the top which has a raised ringed lip. The inside of the teapot is hollow and there is a black sot looking dirt speckling the inside of the pot. Attached on th...

Piece, Game

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-037-004
  • Item

This object is a small rectangular block of plastic that is a orange/yellow color. The ends of the rectangle are slight rounded and all the sides are smooth. There are three more blocks that are identical. HK-984-037-005, HK-984-037-006, HK-984-03...

Hat

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-986-005-001
  • Item

This object is a circular hat made of interwoven straw/wicker pieces. The brim of the hat creates and small edge around the hat with a solid piece of plant fiber which has vertical attachments to the body of the hat and short intervals. The center...

Line, Fishing

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-985-020-001
  • Item

The main body of the object is made of a rectangular piece of unfinished wood. The ends of the wooden rectangle has indents cut into them with tipped ends to help hold the line in place. On the edges of the rectangle there are two slits in the sid...

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...

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...

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 ...

Piece, Game

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-037-003
  • Item

This object is a small rectangular block of plastic that is a orange/yellow color. The ends of the rectangle are slight rounded and all the sides are smooth. On the top side of this piece is a Chinese Character wearing a long crass and presumably ...

Cleaver

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-261-001
  • Item

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...

Dress

  • CA KMS KMS_CA-981-060-003
  • Item

Calf length, silk, embroidered Asian style dress with short sleeves and a mandarin collar. The exterior of the fabric is black with floral embroidery of blue, pinks, tan and green. There is a metal zipper which runs from under the left arm to the ...

Bottle

  • CA KMS KMS_HG-992-082-007a-b
  • Item

Coca-Cola glass bottle; original fluted and ribbed; silhouette with English one side, Chinese characters on other; cap: metal, with red lettering Guangzhan, China & Coca-Cola- English and Chinese

Jacket

  • CA KMS KMS_HG-989-069-006
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Tan/Orange silk Jacket with tree blossom weave and a black silk lining. There are 3 fasteners on the right side and 2 fasteners on the left, one is missing.

Bowl

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-977-545-001
  • Item

This is a half sphere shaped bowl which is made of copper. The bowl is made of very thin metal except for the bottom which seems slightly thicker than the rest of the object. The edges of the bowl are very thin and the bottom is flat instead of ro...

Ladle

  • CA KMS KMS_DC-973-417-002
  • Item

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...

Piece, Game

  • CA KMS KMS_HK-984-037-001
  • Item

This object is a small rectangular block of plastic that is a orange/yellow color. The ends of the rectangle are slight rounded and all the sides are smooth. On the top side of this piece a Chinese letter has been carved into the surface of the pl...

Figurine, Group

  • CA KMS KMS_E-992-014-002a-h
  • Item

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...

Figurine, Animal

  • CA KMS KMS_E-992-021-001
  • Item

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...

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