|Object ID #||1959.046.009|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
|Description||Netting needle (has an eye at each end). It is a shuttle-like metal item.|
Originally belonged to Helen Kennedy (neé Inglis) of Inglis Falls, Derby Township who married Thomas Kennedy of Owen Sound. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Peter Inglis. Helen Kennedy died in 1924 at the age of 77.
Later owned by A. Amy Kennedy who resided in Owen Sound at 240 8th St. West, circa 1959. She had lived for 19 years at the house at Inglis Falls that later on was occupied by Victor Inglis.
|Collection||Textiles, Needlework & Accessories Collection|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||Some Victorian women using netting needles to make their own meshes for bags, hairnets, and so on. It is a hand implement, used to manipulate thick thread into a mesh.|