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Tea Cozy

Tea Cozy

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The tea cozy is of multicolored patchwork, quilted and joined with feather stitching. Sadie and her daughter, Eleanor Collister, both used this item. In 1958, with other artifacts, it was part of a museum display at Pemberton Secondary School.

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983.07.02

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BCFS Patches

BCFS Patches

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Item is a set of 14 BCFS patches. 13 are fabric, to be stitched or glued to clothes. One is plastic with a pin fastener on the back. a) "Fire Control" cloth badge, navy with white stitch letters and trim. b) "Recreation" cloth badge, brown with white letters and trim. c) same as "a" d) "British Columbia Forest Service" with emblem. Brown with white stitch letters and trim. e) "Revenue Inspector" navy with white letters and trim. f) same as "e". g) "Forests and Lands" brown with white letters and trim. h) same as "g". i) "BC Forest Service" with BC, deer, and tree. Dark green with white letters, colorful emblem. j) "Fire Control Forest Service British Columbia"- green letters on white background. Picture of a tree in the middle. Green trim. k) same as "j" l) no letters, green trim, beige background, stitch of bc in green with black tree beside. m) "Fire Warden BC Forest Service" black letters and trim on green background. Tree in middle. Plastic with pin. Shaped like a sheriffs badge. Maker's mark visible "Superior Stamp Vancouver BC". n) "Forest Service British Columbia" green rim, yellow outline, yellow letters. Similar emblem inside as "j" and "k" and have an oval shape.

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014.06.11 abcdefghijklmn

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Cyclone Seeder

Cyclone Seeder

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Sack is of much patched canvas, opening to ca. 45 x 46 cm (extended). Base is of green wood, greatest L & W being 39 x16 cm. "Cyclone " device is of metal. After Mrs. Francis Wallace died, Shorty Wallace brought the seeder with other things to the Hall's auction.

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983.55.01

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Bridle

Bridle

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This is the bridle off horse's equipment. It is made of leather, including the eye patches. The rings and buckles are made of iron (now rusted). It is a leather strap hooked in a circle by rings which can be tightened by a belt like apparatus. It is quite worn.

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985.10.05

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Dresden Plate Quilt

Dresden Plate Quilt

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a. An unfinished plate/prairie flower quilt topper made in the 1930s. The quilt was made by Mary Ellen (Cairns) Smith of Sanctuary Saskatchewan. Mary Ellen Smith was Brenda (Ayers) McLeod's grandmother. Brenda got this quilt from her mother Marion (Smith) Ayers, who told her about how every detail on the flowers represented a dress made by Mary Ellen Smith; Special occasions, baby showers, weddings and the harvest picnic. The quilt topper itself is made up of a hand sewn top and a purple backing. The quilt also has twelve prairie flowers on the white background and a purple sheet for the backing. The two are separate. The quilt has a purple patch missing from the front and is held together with a safety pin. It has a couple stains on the boarder along with orange stains on the white part. The edges are very worn and are fraying. b. A large piece of purple fabric that goes along with the quilt. The ends are faded and frayed.

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016.08.01ab

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