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Object ID # 1974.072.015
Object Name Doily
Title Crocheted Doily
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Grey County, Ontario?
Description This is a hand-crocheted doily. It has an oval shape overall. It is made out of white crochet cotton, that is slightly coarse. The design has a central almost diamond-shaped area, with two circular areas flanking it, with radiating linear patterns. The perimeter has twenty three points to it (at the ends of the linear patterns). It almost looks like it is splitting in two or has a conjoined twin.
Makers mark None
Provenance Unknown. Last owned by Viola Tompkins of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Textiles, Household Linens Collection
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-44 L-30.5 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County