|Object ID #||1980.012.011|
|Object Name||Pin, Straight|
|Title||GEORGIAN BRAND Straight Pins Package|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Artist||Made in England|
|Place of Origin||England, United Kingdom|
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"
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|
|Dimensions||W-12 L-26.5 D-0.5 cm|
|Found||Chatsworth, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County|