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Object ID # 1980.012.011
Object Name Pin, Straight
Title GEORGIAN BRAND Straight Pins Package
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date Early 20th-century
Artist Made in England
Made Unknown
Place of Origin England, United Kingdom
Description This is a partially-used-up paper package of GEORGIAN BRAND straight pins. It has pale green paper, printed with black lettering. The paper has intentional fold lines and perforations in order to keep new straight pins in a nice formation for retailing purposes. -"Made in England Expressly for Lemon Bros., Owen Sound, Ontario"

Provenance England was a major manufacturer of pins and sewing needles, and the pins were made there. Lemon Brothers was a grocery business in Owen Sound, Grey County, in the early 20th-century.
Last owned by Mabel G. Mustard of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Textiles, Needlework & Accessories Collection
Material Paper/Metal/Ink
Dimensions W-12 L-26.5 D-0.5 cm
Found Chatsworth, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
People Mustard, Alex

Lemon, Elias

Lemon, Morley