Item BARK_1958.0012.0081 - Shrine, religious

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Shrine, religious

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_1958.0012.0081

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length 58.9 cm; width 25 cm; height 60 cm; metal, textile, wood

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Staff Found. Part of a collection that was found at Quesnelle Forks and other locations.

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A rectangular shaped Chinese religious shrine. The item initially has a transverse frontal base segment and two square base rear supports. There is a horizontal base that has vertical segments attached to it which makes it appear similar to a stage. There is a recession at the back to whcih have been nailed four nails. From the topmost nail ther has been hung a red cloth artifact that consists of two long "tails" and a central "bunched" area. A roughly rectangular component appears across the top of the artifact. PH2 2007

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The artifact is dirty and there are several nicks out of the front surfaces. , There are pieces of the shrine in the cupboard, looks like the legs fell off (Nov.22, 2007)

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