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Object ID # 1960.012.002
Object Name Wreath, Floral
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Date 1870s
Made Jenkins (neƩ Gunn), Jeanette
Place of Origin Grey County, Ontario
Description Shadowbox woollen wreath, circa 1870s of very colourful flowers - red, white, yellow, blue, orange and pink with green flora. Interior of shadowbox is white.
Provenance Made by Jeanette "Jessie" Jenkins (nee Gunn) about 1870-1875. Jeanette Jenkins was a daughter of Marcus and Barbara McKay Gunn of Sydenham Township and Owen Sound, Grey County.

Passed to her daughter, Eva Jenkins.
Collection Folk Art Collection
Material Wool/Wood/Glass/Wire/Dye
Dimensions H-3.937 W-26.575 L-26.575 D-3.937 inches
Found Grey County, Ontario
Function A folk art item, made by curling wire and wool around a steel knitting needle in order to create floral forms, etc. for a wall hanging.