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Other Name
DECORATIVE VASES
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
TIN, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19970041230
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DECORATIVE VASES
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
TIN, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Height
15.5
Diameter
5.2
Description
ONE PAIR OF BRASS VASES WITH CIRCULAR BASES AND NARROW CONICAL BODIES. EACH VASE HAS INLAID MOLDED DECORATIVE WORK OF GREEN, YELLOW, GREY AND RED AMONGS TBRASS MOLDINGS. PATTERNS ARE GENERALLY LEAFY ON BODY AND BASE. STAMPED INTO BOTTOM OF EACH VASE IS "H.K. MADE IN INDIA 116 C".
Subjects
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Historical Association
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
VASES BELONGED TO DONOR'S PARENTS, ONE OF WHICH ACQUIRED THEM ON A TRIP TO INDIA. DONOR RELATES THAT THE PAIR OF VASES SAT ON TOP OF THE FAMILY PIANO. REV. NAKAYAMA AND HIS FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE IN 1945 AFTER BEING RELOCATED FROM VANCOUVER IN 1942 TO SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. AT COALDALE HE FOUNDED THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION WHERE HE WAS RECTOR FROM 1945 TO 1970. FROM AUGUST 29 TO 31, 2011 COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN INTERVIEWED THE DONOR, JOY KOGAWA, ABOUT HER MEMORIES ASSOCIATED WITH SPECIFIC OBJECTS THAT SHE DONATED IN 1997. OF THIS ARTIFACT, KOGAWA SAID: “THEY WERE ALWAYS THERE ON TOP OF THE PIANO, BOTH OF THOSE… IN COALDALE, AND PROBABLY IN SLOCAN… I THINK THIS IS SOMETHING DAD PICKED UP SOMEWHERE ALONG THE LINE... I DON’T KNOW IF HE GOT THEM IN INDIA OR WHERE HE GOT THEM.” SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041230
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CLOTH, GLASS BEADS
Catalogue Number
P19900009003
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
CLOTH, GLASS BEADS
No. Pieces
1
Length
49
Width
47.2
Description
BEADED CLOTH CUSHION COVER. STYLISED FLORAL DESIGNS ALONG EACH SIDE (MARGIN) IN CENTRE. 1 SIDE ONLY BEADED. OPENING ON 1 END FOR CUSHION.
Subjects
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
GIVEN TO DONOR BY STEP-FATHER IN MID 1940'S FOLLOWING HIS MARRIAGE TO HER MOTHER IN 1943. DONOR'S MOTHER MARRIED T.R. NICHOLLS FORMER CITY OF LETHBRIDGE POLICE CHIEF. DONOR BELIEVES NICHOLLS ACQUIRED WHEN HE WAS WITH CITY POLICE OR EARLIER AS MEMBER OF ROYAL NORTH WEST MOUNTED POLICE (ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE) & ARTIFACT MADE BY MEMBER OF BLOOD TRIBE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA.
Catalogue Number
P19900009003
Acquisition Date
1990-03
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
JU-KEN-JITSU EQUIPMENT "DO" (BODY GUARD)
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LEATHER, BAMBOO, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19790282000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JU-KEN-JITSU EQUIPMENT "DO" (BODY GUARD)
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
LEATHER, BAMBOO, COTTON
No. Pieces
5
Description
.1 61 CM SHOULDER, 51 CM CHEST HT. X 40.6 CM WTH. CHEST, 30.5 CM SKIRT TOP, 36.8 CM SKIRT BOTTOM X 17.8 CM THROUGH CHEST, 2.5 CM PADDING, 0.6 CM SKIRT. LEATHER, BAMBOO, COTTON. THE "DO" HAS A SOLID BAMBOO CHEST PIECE STITCHED TOGETHER WITH RAWHIDE. THE FRONT IS COVERED WITH A SOLID PIECE OF RAWHIDE, CHEST PIECE SHAPED LIKE A THIRD OF A CIRCLE, FOLLOWING BODY CONTOURS. BOTTOM & TOP OF BAMBOO IS EDGED WITH LEATHER, LEFT SIDE - PADDED & DECORATED LEATHER SHOULDER GUARD, COTTON ROPE TIED ON THE LEFT SIDE IS UED TO ATTACHED THE "DO" TO THE BODY. ON THE SHOULDER PIECE AND THE RIGHT SIDE THERE ARE LOOPS TO TIE THE ROPE TO. BELOW THE CHEST PART IS A 3 PANEL, NAVY QUILTED SKIRT. TWO SIDE PANELS FALL BELOW AND BESDIE THE FRONT PANEL, TOP 5.1 CM & EDGES ARE LEATHER, BOTTOM PART IS COVERED BY COTTON. INSIDE IS A 30.1 CM X 45.7 CM QUILTED, COTTON COVERED PAD. BEIGE, LOWER RIGHT CORNER IS STAINED BROWN. PAD FITS THE CONTOUR OF THE "DO". .2 JU-KEN-JITSU EQUIPMENT "MEN" (FACE GUARD) 45.7 CM HT. X 17.8 CM WTH (ACROSS FACE) X 26.7 CM LTH. (FRONT TO BACK). COTTON, LEATHER, IRON, LAQUER. FACE GUARD CONSISTS OF A LONG, OPEN-BACKED HOOD WITH CURVED IRON BARS ACROSS THE FACE PART. BLACK, IS MADE FROM QUILTED, COTTON-COVERED PADDING. INSIDE IS BADLY STAINED WHITE ON LEFT AND WORN THROUGH ON RIGHT. PADDING VISIBLE THROUGH WORN SPOTS (APPEARS TO BE FIBROUS, HEMP-LIKE MATERIAL). ACTUAL FACE GUARD IS LINED WITH AN EXTRA LAYER OF NAVY PADDING AND STITCHED RAWHIDE ON OUTSIDE. CHIN & NECK AREA PROTECTED BY A THICK LEATHER PAD ON OUTSIDE. FACE COVERING MADE OF 14 RED CURVED, HORIZONTAL BARS & 1 HEAVY VERTICAL PIECE WHICH RUNS DOWN THE CENTRE. SOME BARS ARE RUSTY, OFF-WHITE, WOVEN COTTON ROPE ATTACHED TO THE 6TH (FROM TOP) BAR, IS USED TO TIE ON HEAD GUARD. SIDE - PADDED & DECORATED LEATHER SHOULDER. .3 JU-KEN-JITSU EQUIPMENT- (SHOULDER GUARD) KATA. 33 CM HT. X 34.3 CM WTH. X 40.6 CM LTH. LEATHER, COTTON, SHEEP'S WOOL PAD, OTHER PADDING. MADE FROM LEATHER & COTTON COVERED PADDING, SHAPED TO FIT OVER LEFT SHOULDER & TOP OF LEFT ARM. TOP & SIDE COVERED BY HEAVY GRADE BLACK LEATHER, TOP ARM COVER MADE FROM LIGHTER GRADE. QUILTED BLACK LEATHER COVERING NAVY BLUE COTTON COVERED PADDING. ARM PORTION IS LACED AT BOTTOM. UNDER ARM STIFF MIDDLE WEIGHT LEATHER, VERY HEAVILY PADDED. BLACK LEATHER QUILTED CUFF STUFFED WITH SHEEPSKIN AT NECK. INSIDE COVERED WITH FINE & COARSE WEAVE NAVY BLUE COTTON. UNDERARM COVERED BY OFF-WHITE LEATHER, COTTON ROPE ATTACHED TO TOP BACK AT SHOULDER. .4 JU-KEN-JITSU EQUIPMENT: KOTE (GLOVE). 32 CM HT. X 20.3 CM WTH. X 1.3 CM LTH. LEATHER, COTTON, HORSE HAIR, HEMP PADDING. BEIGE, LEATHER COVERED UPPER HAND AND PALM. BELOW IS A 2.5 CM STRIP OF NAVY BLUE COTTON. WRIST LEATHER COVERED; 12.7 CM FOREARM SHIELD BELOW (NAVY BLUE COTTON COVERED PADDING). INSIDE ARM LACED WITH NAVY BLUE COTTON CORD. INSIDE HAND ON TOP OF THUMB LINING WORN THROUGH AND RIPPED. "40" WRITTEN IN BLACK INK BELOW THUMB. LETTERS WRITTEN BESIDE LACING "H A ? ? ? A R I".
Subjects
SPORTS EQUIPMENT
ARMAMENT-BODY ARMOR
Historical Association
SPORTS
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
.1 "DO" IS A PROTECTIVE COVER FOR THE LEFT SIDE OF THE BODY. USED FOR SPORTS MILITARY TRAIING FOR BAYONET DRILL. SET WAS USED BETWEEN 1930-37 IN COMPETITIONS WITH LONG, WOODEN FENCING STAFFS (NOT INCLUDED), IN THE RAYMOND BUDDHIST CHURCH. JU-KEN-JITSU IS A MILITARY BAYONET EXERCISE, A MARTIAL ART. .2 THIS "MEN" IS A FACE GUARD USED TO PROTECT THE HEAD. .3 KATA IS A SHOULDER GUARD USED TO PROTECT LEFT SHOULDER. .4 "KOTE" IS A GLOVE WHICH PROTECTS THE LEFT HAND.
Catalogue Number
P19790282000
Acquisition Date
1979-12
Collection
Museum
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