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Object ID # 1957.024.004
Object Name Doily
Title Drawnwork Star-Patterned Cloth
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Made Mrs. Gideon Carrie
Place of Origin Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Description This is a Victorian white drawnwork square-shaped doily with a star pattern. The centre of this doily is an eight-pointed star (formed by leaving the weave intact) surrounded by ornate filling stitches and drawnwork. Each of the four corners inside the solid hemstitched border has a smaller version eight-pointed solid star left. The doily is yellowed and it has a number of small stains.
Provenance Formerly owned by Mrs. Carrie, of Grey County. She and Mr. Carrie farmed in Sydenham Township, Grey County in the 19th-century.

Mrs. Carrie's husband, Gideon, was 42 years old in the 1871 census of Sydenham Township, Grey County. Mrs. Carrie's maiden name was _______.
Collection Textiles, Household Linens Collection
Material Cotton/Thread
Dimensions W-37.8 L-38 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County