Search
Menu
Print

Search Results:

Page 1 of 22

Displaying results 1 - 10 of 212 records matching your search criteria.

Add to my list
1.
Title: [ birch bark basket]
Catalog Id: C1943.152.14.5
Creator: Athapaskan
Creation Date: ca. 1900-1930s?
Description: Birch bark basket, Athapaskan, Wet'suwet'en, Witset, BC, ca. 1900-1930s. Possibly made by a woman named Martha. Handmade of birch bark with brown exterior and off-white interior. The basket is near round and has a reinforced rim edge of wood that is wrapped in brown spruce root. There are sections at each side in gray spruce root. The base is rectangular. Sides are folded and hand stitched with spruce root. Decoration on the sides of large double zigzag forms with leaves extending from points and voids.

Add to my list
2.
Title: [advertising pin for Metropolitan Market]
Catalog Id: 2013.2.3
Creation Date: 2013
Description: Advertising pin for Metropolitan Market, 2013. Round, pinback, with orange background. Printed on surface in white letters: Choose / your path to /wellness. Decoration of small group of leaves above and below print.

Add to my list
3.
Title: [advertising pin for Metropolitan Market]
Catalog Id: 2013.2.2
Creation Date: 2013
Description: Advertising pin for Metropolitan Market, 2013. Round, pinback, with green background. Printed on surface in white letters: I resolve / to be well. Decoration of small group of leaves above and below print.

Add to my list
4.
Title: [bag]
Catalog Id: 1993.0.2344
Creator: Arctic culture area
Creation Date: 1880-1920?
Description: Large bag, Arctic culture area / Bering Sea Eskimo, 1880-1920? Bag is U shaped with flap cover and carrying strap. It is made of worked skin. The front is composed of U shaped strips of varying shades of light tan to dark brown and that are hand sewn together. They are decorated with leaf shape forms, woven dash or check patterns. The outer edge is decorated with short, light tan fringes that are set at intervals aroun d lower edge. The flap is decorated with vertical strips that have appliqued leaf forms and a check woven motif around outer edge. There is a loop at center front that closes over a small carving of a bowhead whale made of ivory with black scrimshaw lines. The back is pieced from brown and lighter colored skin. The strap is made of light tan skin that is edged with same material. Outer edge has woven check design in light and dark brown skin. The ends are fringed. On one side is a long strap that passes through a leather loop. At the end is a toggle piece of scrimshawed ivory with zigzag, chain (tooth), and line designs on one side.

Add to my list
5.
Title: [Bandolier bag]
Catalog Id: C1949.1256.1
Creation Date: 1880-1910
Description: Beaded bandolier bag; pouch with long strap. Worn with the strap across the body and the pouch resting on the hip. The beadwork is spot stitch using glass trade beads on cloth. The center panel has a design of pink and red flowers with blue leaves on a background of transparent beads. There are diagonal bands of pink and red in the corners. Above the opening is a band of leaf motifs in pink, red, blue, and green. The edge is bound with red velvet which is beaded in a chain motif using transparent beads. The strap has a different floral motif on each side, with a background of transparent beads. A band of orange besds separates the two sides and and there is a band of orange on each side of the strap. The edges of the strap are bound with brown wool fabric. The strap and pouch are each backed with cotton fabric. The pouch has a brown fabric with tan colored fan shapes and and the strap has a striped fabric in two shades of tan. There is a row of red wool tassels along the bottom, some are missing. The donor said this bag was made by a Sioux chief's wife, but the style could also be western Great Lakes.

Add to my list
6.
Title: [baptismal gown]
Catalog Id: 2014.157.4
Creation Date: ca. 1900
Description: Baptismal gown, ca. 1900. Gown is handmade, machine and hand stitched and made of lightweight white cotton cloth. It has inset sleeves, round neckline with lace applied around it, and a long opening on back that is fastened with small white buttons. Extending down front and widening toward hem is an inset panel of lace set on the diagonal and alternating between band of lace with openwork floral pattern and strips of cloth with tucks and openwork. Hem has wide band of decorative fabric with embossed leaf design below band of U and zigzag shapes. Hemline is in zigzag form. Above this band and extending around skirt is additional large band of material that was used extending down front.

Add to my list
7.
Title: [beaded pincushion]
Catalog Id: 1910.1.2
Creator: Great Lakes-Riverine culture area
Creation Date: 1850-1900
Description: Beaded pincushion, Great Lakes-Riverine culture area / Iroquois / Haudenosaunee / Mohawk, 1850-1900. Pincushion made with light brown polished cotton backing, red cloth trim around front edge. it is stuffed with unknown material. Small twisted brown thread hanger attached to center top. The edging is trimmed with diagonal spirals of clear color glasss beads. Seven beaded loops of clear color beads hang at bottom of heart. On front on raised area is purple velvet diamond form with swirl of raised clear color beads at center. Above is leaf design in clear, red, and gold beads, with smaller leaf or floral form below them. Below velvet is short row of clear color beads on either side of dark green tube beads. Double row of beading in clear color beads.

Add to my list
8.
Title: [beaded pincushion]
Catalog Id: 1993.0.1586
Creator: Great Lakes-Riverine culture area
Creation Date: 1860-1910
Description: Eight-lobed, rectangular, beaded pincushion, Great Lakes-Riverine culture area / Haudenosaunee / Iroquois / Mohawk, 1860-1910. Handmade and handsewn and decorated with clear color glass beads in leaf motif. At center of top is a piece of purple velvet. On it is a large leaf design with black bugle beads at centers and tips of top leaves Short "hairs" along stem. Around the edge are leaves with lower sections in red, green, or gold color beads; the leaves at corners have a pair of black tubular beads at center. The edging is covered with tan colored trim. There is a row of chevron stitches in tan cloth or tape around lower edge of beading. The back is finished with blue polished cotton cloth. There is a hanging loop of red cloth tape attached to back.

Add to my list
9.
Title: [beaded pincushion]
Catalog Id: 1976.33.1
Creator: Great Lakes-Riverine culture area
Creation Date: 1900-1925
Description: Heart shaped pincushion, Great Lakes-Riverine culture area / Haudenosaunee / Iroquois / Mohawk, 1900-1925. Handmade and hand sewn and beaded with clear color beads. On front, ther eis a bright pink background to the design of a rabbit at center. The rabbit has a raised spiral center of gold, white, and clear beads. It is bordered with silver or black and clear beads. The ears are a applied in diagonal line of alternating black and white beads. Above is a leaf pattern in clear beads with one end being in light blue or gold beads. The centers have black tubular beads along center. Below the rabbit is a long tendril of white and silver beads with gold color sequins at tips. The edge is scalloped with clear beads applied on the diagonal, with each scallop having one black bead. The edging is edged with clear beads and long beaded tassels with lower ends in yellow, dark blue, light blue and black. The pincushion is backed with red brown polished cotton cloth. There is a blanket stitch around the edge. There is a hanging loop made of two strings of clear beads twisted into a rope and attached at top front. Written in black ink on back: Made by a Spokane Indian squaw in 1812. Presented to Alta Clevenger in 1918. Presented to Lois Van Valkenburg in 1929.

Add to my list
10.
Title: [bottle of lumberjack syrup]
Catalog Id: 2011.142.7
Creation Date: 1974
Description: Bottle of lumberjack syrup, 32 oz. net wt., manufactured and bottled by Nalley's, Inc., Tacoma, WA, 1962. Bottle made of colorless, transparent glass; cap made of yellow metal. Bottle has round flat base, indented sides at center and tapers at top to threaded neck. Bottom and shoulder areas are extended and decorated with molded, overall leaf design. Top areas of each are segmented and flattened. The section at top has ribs that extend up toward neck ring. On one side of flat and round midsection is large paper label. Upper secton is brown with black/brown illsutration of farming scene with man chopping wood on left side and horse rawn wagon on right side. Trees are in background. Lower section is yellow with black and red print. Label is for Nalley's Limited, Vancouver, Canada. Affixed on shoulder above label is piece of masking tape. Handwritten on it: 400 lbs granulated/sugar + 200 lbs glucose. Handwritten in black letters on cap: March/5/1974. Contents of bottle still inside.

Page 1 of 22

Displaying results 1 - 10 of 212 records matching your search criteria.