|Object ID #||1957.024.004|
|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.|
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|
|Dimensions||W-37.8 L-38 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|