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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, NET, LACE
Catalogue Number
P19739382000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON, NET, LACE
No. Pieces
1
Width
33
Description
SIZE 8. 9 BUTTON FRONT OPENING. NET LACE AROUND YOKE WITH WIDE RUFFLE. LACE INSET IN LONG SLEEVES. FITTED WITH TIES AT WAIST.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
Catalogue Number
P19739382000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, LACE
Catalogue Number
P19739383000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON, LACE
No. Pieces
1
Width
30
Description
SIZE 10. 9 BUTTON BACK OPENING, BUTTERFLY & SCROLL LACE INSET ON FRONT (HAND CROCHETED & EMBROIDERED). LACE-EDGED NECK & LONG SLEEVES. PLEATED SHOULDER PANEL ON FRONT AND BACK.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
Catalogue Number
P19739383000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
FUR WRAP
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
FUR, BROCADE
Catalogue Number
P19739398000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FUR WRAP
Date Range From
1910
Date Range To
1940
Materials
FUR, BROCADE
No. Pieces
1
Length
86
Width
49
Description
SIZE MEDIUM. ONE NECK SEAM PARTIALLY UNDONE. BROWN BROCADE LINING. TAILS EDGE HEM AND BACK YOKE. TWO LARGE BUTTONS AT FRONT CLOSING. RUSSIAN MARMOT FUR.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
Catalogue Number
P19739398000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
NET, LACE
Catalogue Number
P19739381000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
NET, LACE
No. Pieces
1
Length
17.0
Width
32.0
Description
SIZE 8. 11 HOOK & EYE FRONT OPENING. TOP FABRIC IS ALTERNATING HAND-CROCHETED AND MANUFACTURED STRIPS OF LACE. NET LINING. SLEEVES AND WAIST HAVE NET RUFFLE. STAND-UP COLLAR. HOLES IN LINING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
Catalogue Number
P19739381000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CREPE, LACE
Catalogue Number
P19739385000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
CREPE, LACE
No. Pieces
1
Description
SIZE 36. TAG ON HEM "ALL HAND MADE 'THE BLOUSE THAT JACK BUILT' 36"". 6 BUTTON FRONT OPENING (1 MISSING). PLEATED SHOULDERS AND BACK PANEL. LACE EDGED COLLAR AND LONG SLEEVES. 2 BUTTON CUFFS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
Catalogue Number
P19739385000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
FLANNEL NIGHT SHIRT (MAN'S)
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
FLANNEL, COTTON, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P19738453000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
FLANNEL NIGHT SHIRT (MAN'S)
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
FLANNEL, COTTON, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Length
138.0
Description
VANITY FAIR LABEL IN NECKLINE. FRONT TAB CLOSING TRIMMED WITH WHITE BINDING. 2 BUTTONS DOWN FRONT, 1 SMALLER BUTTON AT COLLAR. COLLAR & POCKET TRIMMED WITH WHITE. FLOOR LENGTH. SHIRT HEM. MACHINE-MADE. SMALL, RED. RIGHT UNDERARM TORN
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
REF: SIMPSONS CATALOG 1926.
Catalogue Number
P19738453000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
MAN'S
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19694094000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MAN'S
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
82.5
Description
SIZE: 16-33. WHITE. LABEL INSIDE BACK OPENING "THE N.Y. MAKE SHIRT TRADE MARK". BACK OPENING IS 1-3 LENGTH OF SHIRT. FASTENED WITH COLLAR TABS. CUFFS OPEN UP, REQUIRE CUFF LINKS TO CLOSE. FRONT HAS DOUBLE LAYERED "DICKIE" SHAPED PATTERN SEWN ON.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
REF: SIMPSON SEARS CATALOG 1926.
Catalogue Number
P19694094000
Acquisition Date
1969-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
MANS'
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19694312000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MANS'
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
83.5
Description
SIZE: 15-35. WHITE. "FORMAL WEAR MADE BY JOHN FORSYTH" ON TAG INSIDE OPENING. 1-BUTTON BACK CLOSING. "BLENHEIM 15-35" ON FRONT. "15-35" INSIDE COLLAR. SHORT, STAND-UP STARCHED COLLAR, BIB AND CUFFS, FORMAL SHIRT. BROWN STAIN ON BIB. SPECKLED STAINS ON INSIDE OF SHIRT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
REF: SIMPSON SEARS CATALOG 1926.
Catalogue Number
P19694312000
Acquisition Date
1969-07
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
WOMAN'S
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1935
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19739439000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
WOMAN'S
Date Range From
1925
Date Range To
1935
Materials
COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
109
Width
42
Description
COTTON KNIT, SIZE LARGE. NAVY BLUE SUIT WITH RED & WHITE STRIPED TRIM ON UNDERARMS AND HEM OF OVERSKIRT. BADLY FADED. MOTH HOLE IN BACK HEM. 2 BUTTON SHOULDERS. TAG IN NECK: "TRADE MARK (BIRD) BLUE BIRD BRAND". NAVY BLUE, RED & WHITE. LEFT BUTTON ON RIGHT SHOULDER IS CHIPPED.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
REF: EATON'S CATALOG 1927.
Catalogue Number
P19739439000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19662230000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Length
95.7
Width
100.7
Description
SIZE SMALL. LIGHT PINK. PIPING DESIGN DOWN FRONT & ALONG HEM. SINGLE HOOK & EYE, 7 SNAP FASTENERS CLOSING ALONG BACK. 9 BUTTONS ALONG BACK AT CLOSING. PIPING IS IN FLORAL TYPE PATTERNS. SMALL STAIN NEAR WAIST ON RIGHT HIP.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONOR PROVIDED NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. *UPDATE* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING A SKIRT DONATED BY GEORGE MANN. THE DONOR WAS CONTACTED, BUT COULD PROVIDE NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
Catalogue Number
P19662230000
Acquisition Date
1966-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
PEIGNOIR ROBE
Date Range From
1922
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, SILK
Catalogue Number
P20110012004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PEIGNOIR ROBE
Date Range From
1922
Date Range To
1930
Materials
COTTON, SILK
No. Pieces
1
Height
152
Length
101
Width
2.4
Description
MINT GREEN COTTON CRINKLE AND SILK MOIRÉ RIBBON. KIMONO CUT. MACHINE MADE WITH SOME HAND SEWING. SILK RIBBON AT EDGES HAS BEEN GATHERED AND STEAMED IN PLACE TO CREATE A CURVED EDGE ON A STRAIGHT PIECE OF RIBBON. ADDITIONAL RIBBON ON INSIDE OF SLEEVES AND SLITS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
ROBE WAS OWNED AND WORN BY DONOR’S MOTHER MARY ELIZABETH TAYLOR. FOR DETAILED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION RELATING TO DONOR'S FAMILY HISTORY, PLEASE SEE TO P20110012001.
Catalogue Number
P20110012004
Acquisition Date
2011-03
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
MEN'S DRESS SHIRT
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19980046000
  1 image  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MEN'S DRESS SHIRT
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Length
76
Width
45.2
Description
WHITE LONG-SLEEVED RAYON BUTTON UP MEN'S DRESS SHIRT. SIX MOTHER-OF-PEARL BUTTONS AT FRONT CLOSURE; ONE ALSO ON EACH SLEEVE CUFF. SHINY FLORAL PATTERN WOVEN INTO FABRIC THROUGHOUT. ONE LEFT OUTER BREAST POCKET. TAG INSIDE COLLAR READS "THE ASTORIA SHIRT RAYON".
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
SHIRT BELONGED TO DONOR'S HUSBAND'S UNCLE, JOHN KOSKOSKI. KOSKOSKI IMMIGRATED TO CANADA FROM THE UKRAINE IN THE 1920S. MOVED TO HARDIEVILLE, THEN TO LETHBRIDGE. WORKED IN LETHBRIDGE COAL MINES UNTIL HIS RETIREMENT. DONOR CLAIMS SHIRT IS FROM 1920S (LATER??) AND WAS JOHN KOSKOSKI'S SUNDAY BEST.
Catalogue Number
P19980046000
Acquisition Date
1999-02
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON, RAYON
Catalogue Number
P19970041581
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BABY DRESS
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
COTTON, RAYON
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.3
Length
42
Width
30.5
Description
WHITE FLANNEL DRESS WITH PINK FLANNEL COLLAR AND CUFFS. COLLAR AND CUFFS HAVE WHITE AND YELLOW DOGS AND BALLS. EDGING OF HEM AND SIDES HAVE PINK COTTON STITCHING. PINK RAYON TIE ON LEFT LAPEL IS MISSING.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DRESS WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A CHILD WHEN THE FAMILY LIVED IN 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. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041581
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041669
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
LINEN, COTTON
No. Pieces
1
Height
2
Length
135
Width
57
Description
BLACK LINEN KIMONO WITH REPEATING PATTERN OF LIGHT BLUE/GREY SQUARES. SQUARES ARE MADE UP OF MULTIPLE LINES CRISS-CROSSED TO FORM SQUARES. KIMONO HAS LARGE SQUARE SLEEVES AND WHITE LINEN LINING. KIMONO ALSO HAS FOLDED AND SEWN LAPELS DOWN TO WAIST.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
KIMONO BELONGED TO DONOR'S FATHER, REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA. LIKELY FROM JAPAN. 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
P19970041669
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
JACKET
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
VELVET, SILK, FUR
Catalogue Number
P19960031000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
JACKET
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
VELVET, SILK, FUR
No. Pieces
1
Length
149
Width
96
Description
BLACK VELVET OPERA COAT HAS CREAM SILK LINING AND CREAM RABBIT FUR COLLAR. COAT IS LONG AND TRAPEZE DRESS SHAPE. IT FLARES TOWARDS BOTTOM AND HAS NO WAIST TIES. COLLAR FOLDS OVER AND CUT TO "V" AT CHEST. SLEEVES ARE SHIRRED AT TOP WITH ENDS STICKING UP, THEN FALLS IN VERY LOOSE AND PUFFY LIKE A BISHOP SLEEVE UNTIL THE BOTTOM. CUFF IS FITTED AND VERY LONG (TO ABOUT MID-FOREARM). IT HAS 7 VELVET BUTTONS AND BUTTON HOOKS. HAS SILK PATCH POCKET ON RIGHT INSIDE. ON BACK OF NECK IS TAG THAT READS ""GORDON" MURPHY GAMBLE LIMITED OTTAWA". ARE MINOR SPOTS OF WEAR ON VELVET. SILK IS TORN IN MANY PLACES ESPECIALLY ALONG HEM, ARM OPENINGS, AND NECKLINE. FUR SPLIT AT SEAMS. COLLAR IS PULLING AWAY FROM JACKET IN NUMEROUS SPOTS. LEFT ARM OPENING IS BADLY TORN.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
PURCHASED AT SALVATION ARMY, HISTORY UNKNOWN.
Catalogue Number
P19960031000
Acquisition Date
1996-06
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
BABY CLOTHES
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON, COTTON
Catalogue Number
P19970041593
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BABY CLOTHES
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
RAYON, COTTON
No. Pieces
2
Description
.1) DRESS. 52.0CM X 48.5CM SHINY BLUE RAYON DRESS WITH CHECKED AND CROSSED LINED PATTERN MATERIAL. SLEEVES ARE PUFFY WITH LIME GREEN EMBROIDERED LACE BANDS. DRESS IS GATHERED ACROSS FRONT CHEST WITH LIME GREEN STITCHING. DRESS IS STAINED AND DIRTY. .2) PANTS. 50.5CM X 28.5CM SHINY BLUE RAYON PANTS WITH CHECKED AND CROSSED LINED PATTERN MATTERIAL. PANTS ARE EXTRA WIDE AND HAVE YELLOW/GREEN STITCHING AROUND CUFFS OF LEGS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BABY CLOTHES ENSEMBLE WAS WORN BY DONOR AS A CHILD. 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
P19970041593
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON, LACE, TIN
Catalogue Number
P19990053026
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1945
Materials
RAYON, LACE, TIN
No. Pieces
4
Height
5.0
Length
43.5
Width
56.0
Description
SHORT, BLACK, LADIES BLOUSE. HAS ROWS OF HORIZONTAL BLACK TRIM ON IT. IN BETWEEN SOME OF THE HORIZONTAL STRIPES IS THE TRIM IN A LOOPY PATTERN, WHICH IS ALSO BLACK. LEFT BREAST HAS A SMALL WELT POCKET ON IT. HAS SHORT, CAPPED SLEEVES. FRONT OF BLOUSE IS OPEN; CLOSES WITH BUTTONS (MADE OF METAL SPHERES COVERED WITH BLACK MATERIAL) AND LOOPS OF MATERIAL FOR BUTTON HOLES - SOME BUTTONS ARE MISSING. PINNED WITH 2 BRASS SAFETY PINS ON RIGHT SIDE OF FRONT OPENING IS A JABOT - A WHITE LACE CRAVAT. BLOUSE HAS A COLLAR WHICH IS SPLIT, AND OVERLAPS IN THE BACK. HAS LOOSE THREADS THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
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. “LADIES BLOUSE SERVED AS A POSSIBLE REFERENCE FOR PERIOD PIECE WOMEN’S CLOTHING ESPECIALLY FOR CREATING LARGER SIZES REQUIRED FOR CURRENT ACTORS.”
Catalogue Number
P19990053026
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LACE, RAYON, VELVET
Catalogue Number
P19990053031
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
LACE, RAYON, VELVET
No. Pieces
1
Height
5.0
Length
124.0
Width
83.5
Description
MADE OF BROWN LACE. A SLEEVELESS DRESS WITH A SHORT CAPE ATTACHED AT NECKLINE. DRESS HAS A BROWN RAYON LINING, EXCEPT FOR ABOVE BUSTLINE AND SHOULDER STRAPS, WHICH ARE LINED WITH IVORY RAYON (MAKES IT APPEAR THAT THERE IS NO LINING THERE). DRESS HAS NO WAISTLINE. AT ABOUT THE HIP AREA, SKIRT HAS BEEN FOLDED UNDER AND STITCHED. BOTTOM OF SKIRT IS FLARED. THERE ARE FOUR BROWN RAYON BOWS ON CENTRE CHEST. CAPE IS ALSO MADE OF BROWN LACE AND TRIMMED WITH BROWN RAYON. IT IS OPEN AT THE FRONT. SIDES OF FRONT OPENING ARE TRIMMED WITH A STRIP OF BROWN VELVET; EACH STRIP HAS FIVE, ROUND, BROWN BUTTONS ON IT. BOTTOM OF CAPE IS ALSO SLIGHTLY FLARED. STITCHING IS LOOSE IN SOME AREAS. DRESS IS CUT ON BIAS.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
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. “DRESS SERVED AS A REFERENCE PIECE FOR PERIOD CLOTHING REPRODUCTION, BOTH FOR DESIGN AND FABRIC’S USED IN A REPRESENTATIVE TIME PERIOD, FOR “MATURE” WOMEN’S CLOTHING.”
Catalogue Number
P19990053031
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
RAYON, SILK, BEADS
Catalogue Number
P19672403000
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1920
Date Range To
1930
Materials
RAYON, SILK, BEADS
No. Pieces
1
Length
70.0
Description
SIZE 16. HAND MADE. FRAYED HEM. INTRICATE FLORAL DESIGNS FRONT AND BACK, DONE IN BLACK SHELL SEED BEADS. RAW SILK, BLACK RAYON.
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
*UPDATE* IN 2018, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILE ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING THIS DRESS DONATED BY GEORGE GYGI. AN OBITUARY FOUND IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PROVIDED MORE INFORMATION REGARDING THE DONOR'S LIFE: GEORGE WILLIAM GYGI WAS BORN IN PARIS, IDAHO ON 23 MARCH 1896 AND CAME TO CANADA WITH HIS PARENTS IN 1902, WHERE THEY SETTLED IN STIRLING, ALBERTA. IN 1906 THEY MOVED TO SPRING COULEE AND IN 1917 THEY SETTLED IN MAGRATH WHERE HE FARMED. IN 1935, HE MARRIED THE FORMER MARY HOOD AND IN 1941 THEY MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE, WHERE HE WORKED FOR THE CITY IN THE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT. ON 1 MARCH 1973, GYGI PASSED AWAY IN LETHBRIDGE AT THE AGE OF 76. SOUTHMINISTER BURIAL RECORDS HOUSED IN THE GALT ARCHIVES LIST THE NAME OF MARY GYGI WITH THE BURIAL YEAR 1965. INFORMATION LOCATED ONLINE AT CEMETRIES WEBMAP STATE THAT SHE WAS BORN ON 18 JULY 1890 AND PASSED AWAY ON 06 JULY 1965. NO INFORMATION REGARDING NEXT-OF-KIN WAS LOCATED. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE FOR FULL LETHBRIDGE HERALD OBITUARIES.
Catalogue Number
P19672403000
Acquisition Date
1967-01
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
DRESS W/ JACKET
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
LACE, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19990053027
  2 images  
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DRESS W/ JACKET
Date Range From
1930
Date Range To
1940
Materials
LACE, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Height
5.0
Length
139.0
Width
49.0
Description
1. DRESS - MADE ENTIRELY OF BLACK LACE. SLEEVELESS. HAS A V-SHAPED NECKLINE. CENTER FRONT OF DRESS IS GATHERED AT BUSTLINE; CREATES FULLNESS IN BUST AREA. UNDERNEATH WAISTLINE, SKIRT HAS 5 ROWS OF HORIZONTAL STITCHING THAT SERVES TO SLIGHTLY GATHER THE UPPER PART OF SKIRT. BOTTOM OF SKIRT HAS A SCALLOPED EDGE. THERE IS AN OPENING UNDERNEATH LEFT ARM THAT CLOSES WITH BRASS SNAPS. THE LACE PATTERN OF DRESS IS FLORAL. THREADS ARE LOOSE ON GATHERED AREA AT BUST LINE. 2. JACKET - ALSO MADE ENTIRELY OF SAME BLACK LACE AS ABOVE. SIMPLE WAIST LENGTH JACKET. HAS FULL LENGTH SLEEVES WITH A HORIZONTAL LINE OF STITCHING ABOUT 3/4 OF THE WAY DOWN. HAS NO CLOSURES, HEMLINES, OR ANY OTHER ADORNMENTS
Subjects
CLOTHING-OUTERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
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. “LADIES DRESS WITH JACKET SERVED AS A POSSIBLE REFERENCE FOR PERIOD PIECE WOMEN’S DETAILS.”
Catalogue Number
P19990053027
Acquisition Date
2000-12
Collection
Museum
Images
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