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Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041752
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
72
Width
80
Description
WHITE RAYON SHIRT WITH GATHERED CIRCULAR NECKLINE AND LARGE BELL SLEEVES.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
SURPLICE IS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST'S GARMENT WHICH BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041752
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041748
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
121.0
Width
9.8
Description
PLAIN BLACK NYLON STOLE WITH BLACK TASSELED ENDS. BAND OF FABRIC NARROWS AT MIDDLE WHERE NECK IS. EDGES ARE FRAYED AND WORN, ONE END HAS TASSELS COMING LOOSE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041748
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041740
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S SURPLICE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
78
Width
99
Description
WHITE COTTON SHIRT WITH GATHERED CIRCULAR NECKLINE AND LARGE BELL SLEEVES. HEM OF LEFT SLEEVE IS FRAYED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
SURPLICE IS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST'S GARMENT WHICH BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041740
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041750
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
240
Width
12.5
Description
PURPLE COTTON STOLE HAS NARROW BODY WHICH FLARES INTO BELL SHAPED ENDS THAT HAVE TASSELS. GOLD COLOURED CROSSES ARE EMBROIDERED AT ENDS AND AT NARROW NECK. TASSELS ON ENDS ARE ALTERNATING GOLD AND PURPLE. INSIDE LINING AT ENDS IS WORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041750
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041751
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S CASSOCK
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
125
Width
44
Description
BLACK RAYON ROBE HAS DOUBLE FRONT WITH OVERLAPS TO CLOSE. TWO BUTTONS AT NECK AND ONE AT RIGHT WAIST. ROBE HAS 5.0CM WIDE HORIZONTAL PANEL AROUND WAIST. POCKETS AT HIP ARE DOUBLE OPENING POCKETS WITH ONE SLIT OPEN TO POCKET ON INSIDE OF ROBE AND SECOND SLIT OPEN TO INSIDE OF ROBE.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
CASSOCK WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041751
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041746
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
250
Width
12.8
Description
RUST COLOURED STOLE IS 2.5M LONG BAND OF WOVEN CLOTH WITH FLARED BELL SHAPED ENDS. EACH END HAS GOLD AND RUST COLOURED NYLON TASSELS. EACH END ALSO HAS EMBROIDERED CROSS WITH FLORAL CENTRES. CROSS IS GOLD WITH PURPLE EDGING. SMALLER EMBROIDERED CROSS IS ALSO AT BACK OF NECK IN MIDDLE OF STOLE. STOLE HAS GREY FABRIC BACKING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041746
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041747
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
190
Width
11.6
Description
WHITE NYLON BAND OF CLOTH WITH GOLD EMBROIDERED WORK ON ENDS. CLOTH HAS WOVEN FLOWER AND LEAF PATTERN. AT EACH END OF STOLE IS EMBROIDERED CROSS IN GOLD COLOURED STITCHING WITH EMBROIDERED SCROLL WORK SURROUNDING CROSS. EACH END HAS GOLD COLOURED TASSELS. EMBROIDERED CROSS ALSO AT CENTER.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. POSSIBLY MADE BY DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041747
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
RABAT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041716
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
RABAT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
45
Width
45.5
Description
BLACK NYLON AND COTTON BIB VEST. FRONT IS PEAR SHAPED WITH HEAVY CLOTH COVERED BAND SEWN TO TOP. BLACK NYLON ELASTIC STRAP IS SEWN TO LEFT SIDE AND STEEL LOOP IS ON RIGHT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
RABAT BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA, WHO WAS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST. BIB VEST IS WORN ON FRONT OF BODY AND WHITE COLLAR IS FASTENED AT TOP. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041716
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
SOUTANE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON & RAYON OR NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19900013001
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SOUTANE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON & RAYON OR NYLON
No. Pieces
2
Length
141
Width
40.2
Description
CONSISTS OF BLACK ROBE WITH FRINGE, FRINGED SASH. FRONT BUTTONED. SLEEVES HAVE A RIBBON BAND ALONG EDGE & ARE DOUBLED BACK STITCHED TO SLEEVE AT THE FOREARM. C/W BLACK BELT OR SINCTURE. 1 BUTTON IS LOOSE & POCKET IS TORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
BLACK ROBE OF THE OBLATES, NOT WORN SINCE VATICAN II (1962). OBLATES ACTIVE IN LETHBRIDGE AREA SINCE 1ST BAPTISM AT FORT HAMILTON BY FATHER SCOLLEN IN 1873. FATHER VAN TIGHEM CELEBRATED THE 1ST MASS IN 1884 IN COALBANKS. THEREAFTER ESTABLISHING A PARISH IN 1886 & BUILDING 1ST ST. PATRICKS CHURCH IN 1887 IN SEPTEMBER VAN TIGHEM MOVED TO NEW PARISH AS ITS PRIEST. THE OBLATE OF MARY IMMACULATE (OMI) HISTORICALLY SOMETIMES CALLED THE BLACKROBES BECAUSE OF THEIR CHARACTERISTIC BLACK ROBES. THE OBLATES ARE RETIRING FROM LETHBRIDGE IN JULY .1990. THIS ROBE WAS NORMALLY WORN WITH A CINCTURE OR BELT SNAP FASTENED AT THE WAIST WITH A LARGE CROSS (12.7 X 20.4) & HUNG BY A CORD FROM THE NECK.
Catalogue Number
P19900013001
Acquisition Date
1990-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19900013002
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
82.2
Width
41
Description
WHITE WAIST LENGTH, PULLOVER GARMENT WITH LACE TRIM AROUND NECK & AROUND 3/4 LENGTH SLEEVES. SQUARED YOKE & SQUARE CUT. LACE ON TOP OF LEFT SHOULDER IS COMING LOOSE. WHITE RIBBON ON NECK. CLOTH LABEL HAS BEEN STITCHED INTO COLLAR AND READS "O.M.N. O.M. (?)". LACE & SEAMS ARE YELLOWING SLIGHTLY.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
SURPLICE IS WORN OVER CASSOCK. USED FOR SERVICES SUCH AS BENEDICTION. POSSIBLY ACQUIRED FROM WINNIPEG OR MONTREAL. OBLATES ACTIVE IN LETHBRIDGE AREA SINCE 1ST BAPTISM AT FORT HAMILTON BY FATHER SCOLLEN IN 1873. FATHER VAN TIGHEM CELEBRATED THE 1ST MASS IN 1884 IN COALBANKS. THEREAFTER ESTABLISHING A PARISH IN 1886 & BUILDING 1ST ST. PATRICKS CHURCH IN 1887 IN SEPTEMBER VAN TIGHEM MOVED TO NEW PARISH AS ITS PRIEST. THE OBLATE OF MARY IMMACULATE (OMI) HISTORICALLY SOMETIMES CALLED THE BLACKROBES BECAUSE OF THEIR CHARACTERISTIC BLACK ROBES. THE OBLATES ARE RETIRING FROM LETHBRIDGE IN JULY .1990. THIS ROBE WAS NORMALLY WORN WITH A CINCTURE OR BELT SNAP FASTENED AT THE WAIST WITH A LARGE CROSS (12.7 X 20.4) & HUNG BY A CORD FROM THE NECK.
Catalogue Number
P19900013002
Acquisition Date
1990-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
ANGLICAN STOLE
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19970041371
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN STOLE
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1950
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
196
Width
9
Description
RECTANGULAR BLACK STOLE HAS TIGHT WOOLEN WEAVE AND BLACK TASSELS AT ENDS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE WAS USED BY DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA WHO WAS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST IN VANCOUVER, SLOCAN CITY AND COALDALE. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY. THE FOLLOWING MEMORIES WERE PROVIDED BY REVEREND TIM NAKAYAMA IN A LETTER TO THE GALT ON 16 AUGUST, 2007. HE WROTE: "THE STOLES, AND CUFFLINKS ARE PARTS, ACCESSORIES, AND PARTS OF VESTMENTS AND GARMENTS WORN BY ANGLICAN CLERGY. [THESE] ITEMS WERE UNDOUBTEDLY USED BY MY FATHER. VARIOUS SMALL METAL PIECES THAT FIT IN BUTTONHOLES FASTEN THE CLERICAL COLLAR TO THE CLERICAL RABAT AND/OR BLACK SHIRT WHICH MY FATHER USED THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE AFTER ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE AND PRIESTHOOD.”
Catalogue Number
P19970041371
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
FIDDLEBACK CHASUBLE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19900013003
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FIDDLEBACK CHASUBLE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1960
Materials
COTTON, LINEN
No. Pieces
3
Length
103.1
Width
61.1
Description
CONSISTS OF BLACK EMBROIDERED PONCHO, FRONT IS CUT IN A FIDDLE SHAPE, REVERSE CUT STRAIGHT WITH ROUNDED EDGES. EDGES ARE STITCHED WITH LINEN BORDER. COLLAR HAS COTTON CROCHETED BORDER. FRONT EMBROIDERED WITH FLOWERS (LILY). REVERSE EMBROIDERY LILY FLOWER IMAGES AROUND "IHS" AT INTERSECTION OF CHRISTIAN CROSS OUTLINED WITH LINEN BORDER. COSTUME INCLUDES A STOLE & MANIPLE EACH SIMILARLY EMBROIDERED IN LINEN WITH CROSS & FRINGED ENDS. ON LEFT SHOULDER PIECE IS STAIN OF SOME KIND ON FABRIC. ON INSIDE BACK IS SEWN A STRIP OF CLOTH THAT READS "MADE IN FRANCE". AS WELL THERE IS A CLOTH TIE SEWN TO INSIDE BACK.TIE IS 263CM LONG.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
THIS ROBE IS THE PRINCIPLE VESTMENT OF GOOD FRIDAY. THE LILY IS THE SYMBOL OF CHRIST'S RESUERRECTION. THE BLACK COPE IS WORN ONLY ON GOOD FRIDAY. THE MANIPLE IS WORN OVER THE ARM, SYMBOL OF THE SERVANTS' TOWELL (SERVANT OF GOD) THE STOLE IS WORN UNDER THE CHASUBLE & ACROSS THE BREAST. FOLLOWING VATICAN II (1962) THE BLACK VESTMENTS WERE PUT ASIDE IN FAVOUR OF WHITE CHASUBLES AS A SIGN OF NEW LIFE. THESE ROBES WERE REPLACED BY SIMPLER, LESS ORNATE VESTMENTS CONSIDERED MORE APPROPRIATE TO AN ORDER THAT HAS TAKEN A VOW OF POVERTY. CHASUBLE MAY DATE TO 1920'S. OBLATES ACTIVE IN LETHBRIDGE AREA SINCE 1ST BAPTISM AT FORT HAMILTON BY FATHER SCOLLEN IN 1873. FATHER VAN TIGHEM CELEBRATED THE 1ST MASS IN 1884 IN COALBANKS. THEREAFTER ESTABLISHING A PARISH IN 1886 & BUILDING 1ST ST. PATRICKS CHURCH IN 1887 IN SEPTEMBER VAN TIGHEM MOVED TO NEW PARISH AS ITS PRIEST. THE OBLATE OF MARY IMMACULATE (OMI) HISTORICALLY SOMETIMES CALLED THE BLACKROBES BECAUSE OF THEIR CHARACTERISTIC BLACK ROBES. THE OBLATES ARE RETIRING FROM LETHBRIDGE IN JULY .1990. THIS ROBE WAS NORMALLY WORN WITH A CINCTURE OR BELT SNAP FASTENED AT THE WAIST WITH A LARGE CROSS (12.7 X 20.4) & HUNG BY A CORD FROM THE NECK.
Catalogue Number
P19900013003
Acquisition Date
1990-03
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
BOYS' TEMPLE COSTUME
Date Range From
1929
Date Range To
1979
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILK, COTTON, PAPER
Catalogue Number
P20060018002
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BOYS' TEMPLE COSTUME
Date Range From
1929
Date Range To
1979
Materials
SILK, COTTON, PAPER
No. Pieces
6
Description
BOYS' TEMPLE COSTUME. 1. (2 PCE)GLD PAPER CAP WITH PRPL WITH WHT CUSHION . 2. SHEER WHITE KIMONO, LENGTH 78.0, WIDTH 105.3. ADORNED WITH PRPL DYE AND STAMPED WITH GLD CELESTIAL BIRD DESIGN. LEFT SLEEVE HAD YLLW AND GRN THE RIGHT SLEEVE ALSO HAS A BIT OF YLLW. 3. PRPLE HAKAMA SKIRT, LENGTH 56.0, WIDTH 57.8. BATIK REPEATED PATTERN IN TWO ROWS ACROSS BOTTOM HALF OF PANT. SILK RIBBON ACCENTS BELT AREA OF SKIRT. SKIRT TIES ON BOTH SIDES FOR CLOSURE. 4. (2 PCE) BELT IS SHEER WITH GLD IMPRINT OF FLOWER, LENGTH 128.0, WIDTH 4.6.TEXT ON BACK READS, "WOMEN'S BUDDHIST ASS'N, NEW WESTMINSTER B.C."
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
RELIGION
COMMEMORATIVE
History
COSTUMES WERE WORN BY THE YOUNGEST MEMBERS OF THE BUDDHIST TEMPLE LOCATED IN RAYMOND, ALBERTA. FOR AT LEAST FIFTY YEARS, CHILDREN DRESSED UP IN THE ELABORATE GARMENTS AS PART OF RELIGION’S ‘CHIGO’ OR YOUNG-CHILDREN CEREMONY. THE PROCESSIONAL EVENT REQUIRED THAT THE CHILDREN DRESS AS HEAVENLY BEINGS. BOYS WORE A STIFF HAT OF LACQUERED GAUZE CALLED AN ‘EBOSHI’ WHILE GIRLS WORE THE CROWN OF THE PHOENIX BIRD KNOWN AS A ‘TENKAN’. THE CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED AT THE RAYMOND BUDDHIST TEMPLE EVERY FIVE YEARS, COMMENCING ON THE DATE OF THE TEMPLE’S DEDICATION (1929) AND ENDING ON ITS FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY IN 1979. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE PAPER LOTUS FLOWERS WERE MADE LOCALLY AND THE GARMENTS WERE IMPORTED FROM JAPAN. FOR ALMOST EIGHTY YEARS, THE TEMPLE SERVED THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF MANY AMONG SOUTHERN ALBERTA’S JAPANESE COMMUNITY. IT ACTED AS A CENTRE FOR TRADITIONAL BUDDHIST TEACHING AND JAPANESE CULTURE UNTIL ITS CLOSING IN 2006. THESE COSTUMES, IN ADDITION TO OTHER SPIRITUAL OBJECTS INCLUDING THE TEMPLE’S SHRINE, WERE DONATED TO THE GALT AS PART OF THE TEMPLE’S CLOSING AND EVENTUAL SALE. CEREMONY WHERE THIS COSTUME WAS LAST WORN WAS PERFORMED FOR THE BUDDHIST TEMPLE'S FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY IN 1979. PERFORMED FOR THE TEMPLE'S INAUGURATION, 10TH, 20TH, 25, 30, 35, 40...ETC EVERY 5TH YEAR. DONOR HAS PHOTOS OF COSTUMES BEING WORN DURING THE ANNIVERSARIES (SEE PERMANENT FILE). DONOR PRESUMES THAT THE MATERIAL DATES TO 1929 TO 1930. SEE P20070014000 FOR INFORMATION ON GIRLS CHIGO COSTUME AND P20030041001 FOR COMPLETE HISTORY ON BUDDHIST TEMPLE. ON APRIL 26, 2009 THE BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA, LOCATED IN LETHBRIDGE, WAS THE SITE OF AN O-CHIGO CHILDREN’S PARADE, HELD AS PART OF THE TEMPLE’S DEDICATION CEREMONY. VISUAL DOCUMENTATION OF O-CHIGO COSTUMES, REPRESENTING THE ONE DONATED, CAN BE FOUND IN THE GALT’S ARCHIVES, RELATED TO THE 2009 DEDICATION EVENT. ADDITIONALLY, O-CHIGO RELATED PHOTOS CAN BE FOUND RELATED TO THE HISTORY OF THE TABER BUDDHIST CHURCH IN THE GALT’S ARCHIVES. FINALLY, IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE ROYAL ALBERTA MUSEUM IS IN POSSESSION OF HISTORIC 40S ERA FOOTAGE OF TEMPLE EVENTS, RELATED TO THE RAM’S COLLECTION OF A SHRINE FROM PICTURE BUTTE.
Catalogue Number
P20060018002
Acquisition Date
2006-08
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CLERICAL SHIRT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041692
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CLERICAL SHIRT
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
1
Length
70
Width
42.5
Description
BLACK LONG SLEEVED NYLON SHIRT WITH HIGH CUT CLERICAL COLLAR AND ZIPPER OPENING AT BACK OF NECK.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
RELIGION
History
CLERICAL SHIRT BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA, WHO WAS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST FOR THE JAPANESE CANADIAN MISSION. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041692
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
CINCTURE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOL
Catalogue Number
P19970041745
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CINCTURE
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1960
Materials
WOOL
No. Pieces
1
Length
350
Diameter
1.3
Description
BLACK ROPE BELT IS WOVEN WOOLEN ROPE WITH BLACK TASSELED ENDS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
CINCTURE IS THE ROPE BELT USED TO HOLD CLOSED A PRIEST'S ROBES. CINCTURE BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041745
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S STOLE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON
Catalogue Number
P19970041737
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ANGLICAN PRIEST'S STOLE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
NYLON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
210
Width
18.4
Description
BLACK NYLON STOLE HAS DOUBLE FOLDED NECKLINE AND WIDE BAND ENDS. ENDS OF STOLE ARE SCALLOPED AND FRAYING SLIGHTLY.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
CEREMONIAL ARTIFACT
Historical Association
RELIGION
History
STOLE IS AN ANGLICAN PRIEST'S STOLE WHICH BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041737
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
BLACK DRESS ENSEMBLE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NYLON, RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041930
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BLACK DRESS ENSEMBLE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
NYLON, RAYON
No. Pieces
3
Height
2.5
Length
101.6
Width
38
Description
.1) UNDERDRESS. BLACK NYLON DRESS IS THREE-QUARTERS LENGTH WITH SHOULDER STRAPS AND STRAIGHT BODICE. SKIRT IS SLIGHTLY FLARED AND GATHERED AT HIPS. .2) OVERDRESS. BLACK RAYON SEMI-TRANSPARENT DRESS HAS CROSS-OVER V-NECK AND THREE-QUARTER LENGTH SLEEVES. SKIRT FLARED SLIGHTLY. .3) BELT. 86.2CM X 4.5CM BLACK NYLON BELT WITH CIRCULAR RAYON COVERED BUCKLE. BELT ALSO HAS RAYON COVER SEWN ALONG OUTER LENGTH.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
CLOTHING-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DRESS ENSEMBLE BELONGED TO DONOR'S MOTHER, LOIS NAKAYAMA, POSSIBLY BROUGHT TO ALBERTA FROM VANCOUVER. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 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 HER MOTHER'S CLOTHES, KOGAWA SAID: “ SHE SO MUCH LIKED CLOTHES,,, AND SHE HAD BEAUTIFUL CLOTHES, [BUT] SHE DIDN’T HAVE A LOT… SHE HAD ONE PAIR OF SHOES, WHICH SHE KEPT REPAIRING AND REPAIRING… [HER CLOTHING] BRINGS BACK A SADNESS FOR MY MOTHER, BECAUSE HER LIFE WAS SO HARD… TO GO FROM WHAT THEY HAD IN VANCOUVER, ALL THE DREAMS THAT THEY HAD THERE, INTO SOUTHERN ALBERTA, WHERE IT WAS SO HARSH… THAT WAS NOT A WAY TO BE TREATED IN THAT STAGE OF LIFE… MY MOTHER WAS A VERY SILENT WOMAN AND DID NOT COMPLAIN… I THINK SHE GAVE UP ON BEING PART OF THE WORLD, AND RETREATED FROM IT. AS LONG AS SHE HAD KIDS, SHE HAD TO BE IN THE WORLD, BUT I THINK THAT, BY INCLINATION, SHE WOULD HAVE JUST LEFT IT – IT WAS JUST TOO HARD FOR HER… I JUST WISH SO MUCH THAT I HAD KNOWN HER THEN THE WAY I KNOW HER NOW… I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO HAVE MADE HER HAPPY, BECAUSE SHE NEVER WAS… BUT IN SOME WAYS I THINK HER LIFE ENDED HAPPILY. I CERTAINLY DID THE BEST I COULD FOR [HER]; I TRIED REALLY HARD.” SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041930
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
JUDICIAL ROBE OR CHORAL GOWN
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1970
Material Type
Artifact
Catalogue Number
P19990053034
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JUDICIAL ROBE OR CHORAL GOWN
Date Range From
1950
Date Range To
1970
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.0
Length
116.0
Width
49.0
Description
BACHELOR'S GOWN. BLACK, COLLARLESS. HAS AN OPENING IN THE FRONT WITH TWO WIDE BOX PLEATS EXTENDING TO THE HEM. HAS LARGE FLOWING, ANGEL SLEEVES ENDING IN POINTS. BACK AND SLEEVES ARE SET INTO A SQUARE YOKE WITH CARTRIDGE PLEATS. FRONT OF SQUARE YOKE CLOSES WITH A HOOK AND EYE. ON BACK INSIDE OF NECK IS STITCHING IN A RECTANGLE SHAPE WHERE TAG USED TO BE (TAG IS MISSING).
Subjects
PERSONAL SYMBOL
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
EDUCATION
RELIGION
History
MAY HAVE BEEN EITHER AN ACADEMIC OR CHORAL GOWN. DONOR USED AS A JUDICIAL ROBE FOR DRAMATIC PURPOSES. DONOR IS A HIGH SCHOOL PHYS. ED. TEACHER. SHE DID DRAMA IN SCHOOLS AND LOCAL THEATRE, AND ENTIRE COLLECTION WAS GIVEN TO HER BY LOCAL PEOPLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON DONOR GAIL HOLLAND’S ACQUISITION, STEWARDSHIP AND GENERAL USE OF HER 1999-DONATED COLLECTION PLEASE REFER TO RECORD P19990053001. ***UPDATE: ARTIFACT INSIGHT BELOW SUBMITTED BY DONOR AND COLLECTIONS VOLUNTEER GAIL HOLLAND ON 19 APRIL 2011. “ACADEMIC GOWN/ JUDICIAL ROBE WORN BY THE CHARACTER PLAYING THE JUDGE IN LETHBRIDGE MUSICAL THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF “HELLO DOLLY” 1986.”
Catalogue Number
P19990053034
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail

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