butterfly

c. 1950s- 1970s

Cheong sam or qipao is black silk brocade, with a design of metallic gold color butterflies and black roses. Dress has a silver color metal zipper in the proper right side seam, opening into an...

c.1975?

Chop Chin Chum took an older piece of embroidery and made a pillow from it. This artifact shows her saving nature. The backing of the pillow appears to have been made from scraps she had around...

c.1940's

This is a six-sided Chinese lantern, with large, vertical, handpainted side panels of glass showing women, a bird, butterfly, flowers and trees. Six smaller, handpainted glass panels lean out...

c.1930s-1950s

Paper bound book used by sisters Bette and Peggy Chinn when they were students at the Chinese School in Oakland. The school was located at 9th and Harrison in the first free public Chinese...

c. 1920

Robe is made from embroidered peach color silk plain weave. A two-inch wide border of embroidered black silk satin is at all edges except the cuffs. Embroidery motifs in peach color and black...

2000

This quilt block was entered in the School Quilt Block Competition for students in grades K-12 in Alameda County; the deadline was March 17, 2000. This winning piece was exhibited in "Fabrications...

June 7-9, 1968
c.1940-1965

The cups and saucers in this collection come from Della's Tea Cup Cafe, 7309 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, which was established in February, 1967. The cafe is noted for, and decorated with, a...

c.1900-1910?

The cups and saucers in this collection come from Della's Tea Cup Cafe, 7309 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, which was established in February, 1967. The cafe is noted for, and decorated with, a...

1978

Poster resembles eye chart, but instead of letters, there are animals.

c. 1965-1966

This is an eight-sided glazed porcelain jar (A) with a round tablet-shaped lid (B). A partial butterfly motif in gray appears at center right on each side of the jar.

n.d.

White earthenware cup with a narrower neck at top. Side opposite handle has a single decal of an orange, yellow, white and blue butterfly.

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