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Musical Instrument2738/117
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Percussion instrument that consists of heavy copper cowbells attached with long, twisted leather strips to a rectangular piece of thick leather.

Culture
Ecuadorian
Material
leather skin, copper alloy metal and iron metal
Made in
Ecuador
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Corpus Christi Apron2738/63
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Front apron from a Corpus Christi dancer's costume. Large square of orange material has woven yellow, maroon and orange waistband, is bordered on three sides with long stands of blue, yellow and green wool and a fringe of brown wool, and has peach coloured satin backing. Sewn and glued onto the front are an assortment of coins, metal buttons, metal bells, an animal tooth, plastic and glass beads, decorative motifs in wool, and silver, blue and gold paper foil stars and circles.

Culture
Ecuadorian
Material
cotton fibre, wool fibre, copper alloy metal, plastic, glass and aluminium metal
Made in
Tungurahua, Ecuador
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Charm2738/122
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Wood good luck charm or "figa" in the shape of a left hand clenched into a fist. The thumb is held between pointer and index fingers and all digits have silver coloured metal fingernails. Around the wrist is an embossed tin bracelet and at the end is fitted an embossed brass cap with a moveable ring in the centre (possibly for hanging).

Culture
Brazilian
Material
wood, copper alloy metal and tin metal
Made in
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Coffee Pot2734/4
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Coffee pot made from an empty 400 gram net weight tin can that originally held NIDO instant milk powder. A rectangular cut in the side of the yellow and red can, with green, blue, and orange English and Arabic writing, opens into a spout, perhaps fashioned from the lid, that has been soldered on. A yellowish metal from a different can has been bent to form a large loop handle and attached with two nails to the opposite side.

Culture
Sudanese
Material
tin alloy metal, paint and metal
Made in
Khartoum, Sudan
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BucketCi11 a-b
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Bucket (a) and lid (b). The bucket has a cylindrical body that flares at the top and bottom, and is widest at the bottom of the base. A handle of bent copper is fastened to the body with a copper loop and rivets at each end. The handle is engraved with a series of lines in a zigzag pattern as well as dots and circles. The body is hammered and incised in horizontal bands of geometric and intertwined guilloché designs. The lid is slightly convex with a knob at the top centre and is decorated with concentric bands of floral and geometric pattern.

Culture
Turkish ?
Material
copper metal and silver alloy metal ?
Made in
Asia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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HeaddressA4173
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Headdress with frontlet. Frontlet depicts eagle with killer whale above and human-like face below. Painted black around eyes and beak, blue around mouth, red on forehead, side of face, mouth, and claws. Mirrors inset for bird eyes. Frontlet is inlaid with abalone shell pieces around three edges, with an extra, smaller, row on sides. Shell pieces are tied on. Ermine pelts, some with red cloth tied to them, drape down at the sides and back. Only a few sea lion whiskers still extend at top.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: Mamalilikala
Material
silver alloy metal ?, glass, abalone shell, wood, ermine skin, sea lion whisker and cotton fibre
Made in
Village Island, British Columbia, Canada and 'Mimkwamlis, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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CaseK2.276
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Case composed of two rectangles of cardboard covered in leather and folded against each other. One side of the case contains a mirror on the inside, and both sides are joined with a strip of red leather attached at the top centre of each. A loop is created at the centre of the leather strip by a band of red leather. The outside of the case is painted red with a roughly symmetrical geometric design in carbon ink and the edges of the design are emphasized with indented lines.

Culture
Hausa
Material
leather skin, paper, silver alloy metal ? and glass
Made in
Zaria, Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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CaseK2.270
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Case composed of two rectangles of cardboard covered in leather and folded against each other. One side of the case contains a mirror on the inside, and both sides are joined with a strip of leather attached at the top centre of each. A loop is created at the centre of the leather strip by a band of twisted red leather. The outside of the case is painted red with a roughly symmetrical geometric design in carbon ink.

Culture
Hausa
Material
leather skin, paper, silver alloy metal ?, glass, dye and ink
Made in
Zaria, Nigeria
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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OrnamentM4.42
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Silver metal ornament consisting of a disc with a sunburst-like design with numerous small chains hanging along the entire edge. The disc is slightly domed with a central, round protrusion with a red piece of glass in the centre. The design consists of a filigree pattern with elongated teardrop shapes emanating from the centre. Around the edge is a chain fringe with leaf dangles on the end. One chain has a thin circular disc with a floral design on it. The back is flat and slightly concaved.

Culture
Near East
Material
glass and silver alloy metal
Made in
Saudi Arabia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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NecklaceM4.47
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Silver necklace consisting of a hollowed cylinder with a central lozenge and flower design and domed, circular filigree ends. From the bottom hangs three short chains, one partial chain and three long chains that hang off of a central, circular piece with a red piece of glass. Rolled up nside the cylinder is a long page of scripture from the Koran that has blue and yellow colouring on it.

Culture
Near East
Material
silver alloy metal, glass, paper and ink
Made in
Saudi Arabia
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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