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Other Name
MAN'S BEADED VEST
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BEADWORK, VELVET, COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19672432000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MAN'S BEADED VEST
Date Range From
1850
Date Range To
1900
Materials
BEADWORK, VELVET, COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Length
59.7
Width
49.0
Description
SIZE: 384 PLASTIC BUTTONS. LINED WITH COTTON, POSSIBLY FROM FLOUR SACK. RED COTTON BACK WITH 2 RED TIE STRINGS. CUT IN CONVENTIONAL WHITE MAN'S VEST STYLE - 3 BLACK & 1 BROWN BUTTON FRONT. FRONT PANELS ARE BLACK VELVET WITH FLORAL BEADWORK DESIGN IN RED, BLUE, GOLD, BROWN, CLEAR (OPAQUE & CLEAR BEADS). SOME PORTIONS OF BEADWORK MISSING; ESPECIALLY ON RIGHT FRONT SIDE. HANDMADE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
CHIPPEWA OR METIS.
Catalogue Number
P19672432000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CROSS-STITCH PANEL
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19940005006
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CROSS-STITCH PANEL
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
No. Pieces
1
Length
46.2
Width
46.2
Description
SQUARE CREAM LINEN PATTERN HAS VARIOUS GUIDES ON PATTERN. TOP ROW HAS ALPHABET FROM A-I IN VARIOUS COLOURS, THE SECOND ROW HAS K-R IN MANY COLOURS, AND THE THIRD ROW HAS S-Y AND POSSIBLY Z(?). FROM THE MIDDLE DOWN THE PATTERN IS MOSTLY OF NATURAL DESIGNS (BIRDS, FLOWERS, LEAVES), AND HAS EXAMPLES OF DIFFERENT STITCHES, THERE ARE ALSO OTHER UNIDENTIFIABLE PATTERN MODELS. ON THE BOTTOM LEFT HAND SIDE THERE IS A LARGE PIECE MISSING FROM THE PATTERN, THESE ENDS ARE FRAYING. THERE ARE ALSO MINOR TEARS AND WEARING IN THE FABRIC. A SMALL STAIN APPEARS IN THE BOTTOM MIDDLE.
Subjects
TEXTILEWORKING T&E
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
CROSS STITCH PATTERN SHEET WAS USED BEFORE BOOKS WERE AVAILABLE SO THAT WOMEN COULD KEEP SAMPLES FOR EMBROIDERY. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PAIR OF GLOVES DONATED BY ANNE DUECK. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ANNE DUECK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 81 ON DECEMBER 13, 2004. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY “ANNE WAS KNOWN FOR HER TEACHING IN THE COMMUNITY OF COALDALE AT JOHN DAVIDSON AND R.I. BAKER SCHOOLS UNTIL HER RETIREMENT.” SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF PETER P. DUECK AND ANNA DUECK (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). PETER P. DUECK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 88 ON AUGUST 9, 1983. ANNA DUECK (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) WAS BORN IN THE CRIMEA AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1926. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY, SHE LIVED IN COALDALE FROM THAT POINT FORWARD, EXCEPT FOR ONE YEAR. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 86 ON DECEMBER 13, 1981. PETER DUECK’S BROTHER WAS NAMED FRANK DUECK. FRANK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 78 ON JANUARY 9, 1983. ACCORDING TO HIS OBITUARY, HE WAS BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED IN RUSSIA AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1926, WHERE HE FARMED IN THE COALDALE DISTRICT BEFORE RETIRING TO LETHBRIDGE AND THEN CALGARY. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
*UPDATE* IN 2021 TWO COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTS, RYLEY GELINAS AND O. E., CONDUCTED AN AUDIT OF THE ROLLED TEXTILE COLLECTION, INCLUDING THIS ARTIFACT. RESEARCH CONDUCTED INTO THE DONOR WAS UNSUCCESSFUL AND NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS MADE AVAILABLE AS A RESULT OF THE AUDIT WORK.
Catalogue Number
P19940005006
Acquisition Date
1994-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19940005007
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1880
Date Range To
1910
Materials
SILK, COTTON
No. Pieces
3
Description
1. 97CM (L) X 94CM (W). SILK SCARF HAS GREEN-BROWN TASSELS AS TRIM. THEY ARE LINKED LOOPS SEWN AT THE TOP OF THE CIRCLE TO THE BODY AND HAVE TASSEL HANGING FROM BOTTOM. ON ONE SIDE BODY IS PEACH WITH A DARKER PEACH COLOUR EMBROIDERED DESIGN. DESIGN IS SQUARE ZIG-ZAG BORDER ON TWO OPPOSITE SIDES, OTHER TWO HAVE DOTS AND TRIANGLES. INSIDE OF SQUARE ARE NUMEROUS CIRCULAR SYMBOLS. THEY ARE IDENTICAL WITH FOUR POINTS TOWARDS THE MIDDLE OF CIRCLE. TWO OPPOSITE SIDES ARE POINTS, ONE IS CIRCLE AND OTHER IS A FLARED DESIGN. SWIRL DESIGNS ARE IN BETWEEN THE CIRCLES. OPPOSITE SIDE IS IDENTICAL WITH REVERSE COLOURS. CREASED INTO FOUR SECTIONS. HAS MINOR FLAW IN MATERIAL, AND SOILING. TASSELS ARE TANGLED AND LOOSE IN PLACES. 2. SCARF: 103CM (W) X 82.5CM (L). SILK SCARF IS OFF-WHITE WITH GOLD AND SILVER TRIM. IS TWO PIECES OF THE SAME MATERIAL SEWN TOGETHER DOWN THE MIDDLE. THREE SIDES ARE SEWN UNDER WITH ONE SIDE BEING EMBROIDERED. STARTING FROM THE INSIDE IS A ROW OF HALF GOLD OVALS, THEN CLOSE TOGETHER SILVER LINES, THEN GOLD FLORAL BAND WITH SILVER LINES AND GOLD FLECKS ON EITHER SIDE. FURTHER OUT FROM THIS BAND ARE THE CLOSE TOGETHER SILVER LINES, THEN GOLD HALF-OVALS FACING OPPOSITE WAY AS THE INNER ONES, AND FINALLY ON OUTSIDE IS FAR APART SILVER LINES. HAS SIX ROWS OF GOLD AND SILVER SOLID PATTERN EMBROIDERED ELEVEN ACROSS. HAS RUNS AND FLAWS IN MATERIAL. 3. SCARF: 93CM (L) X 93CM (W). WINE COLOURED COTTON SCARF HAS BURGUNDY TASSELS WHICH ARE SEWN THROUGH IN PIECES AND KNOTTED ON. HAS WINE BORDER WITH CREAM AND GREY BACKGROUND IN THE SQUARE. HAS BRIGHT PINK, RED, YELLOW, ORANGE AND PURPLE FLOWERS WITH GREEN LEAVES. INSIDE OF SQUARE IS WINE WITH CURVED CORNERS OF THE FLOWERS. IS CREASED INTO FOUR SECTIONS. SOME DISCOLORATION, MINOR SURFACE DIRT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
CLOTHING-HEADWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SEE FILE P19940005001-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A PAIR OF GLOVES DONATED BY ANNE DUECK. THE FOLLOWING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION WAS COMPILED USING ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. ANNE DUECK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 81 ON DECEMBER 13, 2004. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY “ANNE WAS KNOWN FOR HER TEACHING IN THE COMMUNITY OF COALDALE AT JOHN DAVIDSON AND R.I. BAKER SCHOOLS UNTIL HER RETIREMENT.” SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF PETER P. DUECK AND ANNA DUECK (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN). PETER P. DUECK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 88 ON AUGUST 9, 1983. ANNA DUECK (MAIDEN NAME UNKNOWN) WAS BORN IN THE CRIMEA AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1926. ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY, SHE LIVED IN COALDALE FROM THAT POINT FORWARD, EXCEPT FOR ONE YEAR. SHE PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 86 ON DECEMBER 13, 1981. PETER DUECK’S BROTHER WAS NAMED FRANK DUECK. FRANK PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 78 ON JANUARY 9, 1983. ACCORDING TO HIS OBITUARY, HE WAS BORN, RAISED, AND EDUCATED IN RUSSIA AND MOVED TO CANADA IN 1926, WHERE HE FARMED IN THE COALDALE DISTRICT BEFORE RETIRING TO LETHBRIDGE AND THEN CALGARY. SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR COPIES OF THE ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD.
*UPDATE* IN 2021 TWO COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTS, RYLEY GELINAS AND O. E., CONDUCTED AN AUDIT OF THE ROLLED TEXTILE COLLECTION, INCLUDING THESE ARTIFACTS. RESEARCH CONDUCTED INTO THE DONOR WAS UNSUCCESSFUL AND NO FURTHER INFORMATION WAS MADE AVAILABLE AS A RESULT OF THE AUDIT WORK.
Catalogue Number
P19940005007
Acquisition Date
1994-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
ENGLISH TYPE GUN FLINT
Date Range From
1750
Date Range To
1870
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CHALCEDONY
Catalogue Number
P19738044000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ENGLISH TYPE GUN FLINT
Date Range From
1750
Date Range To
1870
Materials
CHALCEDONY
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.9
Length
3.3
Width
3.0
Description
LARGE SPALL OFF STRIKING EDGE. BUFF COLOURED.
Subjects
ARMAMENT-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
Catalogue Number
P19738044000
Acquisition Date
1973-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1885
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19710204000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1885
Date Range To
1890
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
23.8
Diameter
6.2
Description
POSSIBLY A BEER OR WINE BOTTLE. HAS A FALSE BOTTOM. 3 MOLD MARKS. AMBER OR DARK BROWN GLASS. CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
CONTAINER
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
History
FOUND UNDER 85 YR OLD HOUSE (1970) IN VICTORIA B.C. "BOTTLES (OF THIS TYPE) FOUND NEAR THE CHINESE & JAPANESE SETTLEMENTS ON VANCOUVER ISLAND." WESTERN CANADIAN BOTTLE COLLECTION VOL. 2, P.29.
Catalogue Number
P19710204000
Acquisition Date
1971-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1906
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19738363000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1906
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
31.2
Diameter
6.0
Description
SEVERAL AIR POCKETS IN CLEAR GLASS. 2 MOLD MARKS. PLAIN BOTTLE WITH NARROW NECK.
Subjects
CONTAINER
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
Catalogue Number
P19738363000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1906
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19738365000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1906
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
31.2
Diameter
12.0
Description
"D" IN DIAMOND SHAPE EMBOSSED ON BOTTOM AS WELL AS AN INVERTED "V". PLAIN BOTTLE, NARROW NECK. CLEAR GLASS
Subjects
CONTAINER
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
History
PROBABLY MADE BY DOMINION GLASS.
Catalogue Number
P19738365000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1896
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19738368000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1896
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
32.0
Diameter
12.4
Description
AIR POCKETS IN BASE. 2 MOLD MARKS. PLAIN BOTTLE, NARROW NECK, CLEAR GLASS.
Subjects
CONTAINER
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
Catalogue Number
P19738368000
Acquisition Date
1973-05
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1896
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS
Catalogue Number
P19738373000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1886
Date Range To
1896
Materials
GLASS
No. Pieces
1
Height
30.0
Diameter
9.5
Description
2 MOLD MARKS. PLAIN BOTTLE, NARROW NECK. "80", "D" IN DIAMOND SHAPE, "7" ON BOTTOM. AMBER OR BROWN GLASS
Subjects
CONTAINER
Historical Association
INDUSTRY
History
PROBABLY MADE BY DOMINION GLASS CO.
Catalogue Number
P19738373000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1750
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BUFFALO HORN, RAWHIDE, BUCKSKIN
Catalogue Number
P19641148000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1750
Date Range To
1900
Materials
BUFFALO HORN, RAWHIDE, BUCKSKIN
No. Pieces
1
Length
38.0
Diameter
8.9
Description
BUFFALO HORN CONTAINER WITH A RAWHIDE CAP AND BUCKSKIN THONG. CAP SEWN WITH SINEW. HOLES APPEAR MACHINE DRILLED. BASE OF HORN SHOWS CUT MARKS.
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
Historical Association
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
NORTHERN PLAINS INDIGENOUS CULTURE *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON ASKED TWO FORMER MEMBERS OF THE LETHBRIDGE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, PHIL EDMUNDSON AND PAUL RUSZNAK, ABOUT THE FIRST NATIONS ARTIFACTS THAT THE GROUP DONATED TO THE GALT MUSEUM IN 1964, 1969, AND 1973. NEITHER RECALLED HOW THE JAYCEES CAME INTO OWNERSHIP OF THE ARTIFACTS, AS THEIR ACQUISITION PREDATED BOTH EDMUNDSON AND RUSZNAK’S MEMBERSHIP IN THE CHAMBER. RESEARCH CONDUCTED INTO LETHBRIDGE’S GURNEY MUSEUM FOUND A CONNECTION BETWEEN ITS PROPRIETOR, WALTER GURNEY, AND THE JAYCEES, WHO ACCORDING TO AN ARTICLE FROM THE APRIL 16, 1946 ISSUE OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ADVOCATED ON GURNEY’S BEHALF FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE TO THE FORMER BOARD OF TRADE BUILDING WHERE THE MUSEUM WAS HOUSED. AN ARTICLE FROM THE JULY 13, 1948 ISSUE OF THE HERALD DESCRIBES SOME OF THE FIRST NATIONS ARTIFACTS ON DISPLAY IN THE MUSEUM: “TOMAHAWKS, ARROW HEADS, PEACE PIPES, BEAD AND LEATHER WORK, CLOTHING AND WOODCRAFT”. UPON THE CLOSURE OF THE MUSEUM AND SALE OF GURNEY’S COLLECTION TO BELMORE SCHULTZ OF THE ALTAMONT MUSEUM IN COUTTS, MENTION WAS MADE IN A HERALD ARTICLE FROM MAY 16, 1961 OF “HISTORICAL INDIAN RELICS THAT BELONG TO THE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAVE BEEN RETAINED IN THE CITY AND WILL BE AVAILABLE WHEN PROPER DISPLAY FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE”. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE ARTIFACTS WERE TRANSFERRED TO THE JAYCEES BY GURNEY DURING THE DISSOLUTION OF HIS MUSEUM, BUT NO FURTHER CONFIRMATION WAS FOUND. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE GURNEY MUSEUM AND ITS COLLECTION, SEE RECORD P19890044001.
UPDATE 16 AUGUST 2017: ON 25 JULY 2017, MUSEUM CURATOR AIMEE BENOIT FOUND EVIDENCE TO CONNECT THE INDIGENOUS COLLECTION DONATED BY THE LETHBRIDGE JAYCEES (AKA. JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE) WITH FORMER LETHBRIDGE RESIDENTS THE LATE FRED BOTSFORD AND HIS LATE DAUGHTER DOROTHY CLARK. NOTES MADE BY AIMEE ON THE DISCOVERY AS WELL AS RELEVANT CLIPPINGS FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD CAN BE FOUND ATTACHED TO THE PERMANENT FILE OF P19641140000.
Catalogue Number
P19641148000
Acquisition Date
1964-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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