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Object ID # 1957.024.028
Object Name Doily
Title Round Doily
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date 19th-century
Made Carrie (née Reid), Helen?
Place of Origin Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Description This round white doily belonged to a lady whose family farmed in Sydenham Township. The white linen centre of the doily, has a white crocheted edging (consisting of two rows of scallops, with picot edging). The edge of the linen center has white cotton whipstitching.
Provenance Originally belonged to, and may have been made by, Mrs. Gideon Carrie. Mrs. Carrie had farmed in Sydenham Township, Grey County in the 19th-century.

Later owned by her granddaughter, Agnes Smith (née McQuaker), who inherited a number of items that had formerly belonged to her grandmother.
Collection Textiles, Household Linens Collection
Material Linen/Cotton/Thread
Dimensions Dia-18.7 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Carrie, Gideon