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Object ID # 1957.024.019
Object Name Bib
Title Baby's Crocheted Bib
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 19th-century
Made Unknown (Mrs. Carrie?)
Place of Origin Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Description Baby's crocheted white bib, with an ornate Victorian pattern. This type of bib has no fastener to it.
Provenance Formerly belonged to Helen Carrie (neƩ Reid), who married Gideon Carrie in the 1850s. The Carrie family farmed in Sydenham Township, Grey County. One of the Carrie daughters married John McQuaker of Owen Sound, Grey County, and the bib was passed down to her, and then to her daughter.
Collection Textiles, 19th-c Clothing Collection, Baby Unisex/Unknown
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-17.5 L-22 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Carrie, Gideon
Carrie, Helen