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Object ID # 1975.083.148
Object Name Sheet, Flat
Title Plain Cotton Bedsheet
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description White cotton bed sheet, plainly styled, with no maker's identification. No maker's name is present.

Makers mark None
Provenance May have belonged to Rhoda Jean Kennedy (neƩ Ross, b. 1897-d. 1971), who married Robert Pollock Kennedy Jr. in February, 1928. They lived at Owen Sound and Guelph.
Or may have belonged to Hazel Kennedy, Rosemary's paternal aunt, who also resided at Owen Sound, as some of Hazel's items were inherited by Rosemary. Hazel Kennedy of Owen Sound, Ontario, who was descended from Wm. Kennedy Sr. and Agnes Stark Kennedy, who moved to Owen Sound in the 1850s.
Hazel's mother, Cascella Kennedy (nee Miller) might be another possibility for its original ownership.
Inherited by Rosemary Kennedy of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Textiles, Bedding Collection
Material Cotton/Thread
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Kennedy, Rhoda Jean
Kennedy, Rosemary
Kennedy, Hazel
Ross, George
Subjects Bedrooms
Beds
Function A textile bedding item, which were usually used in pairs. It provided a smooth comfortable surface either between one's body and the mattress, or between one's body and woolen blankets (which could be scratchy).