|Object ID #||1975.083.148|
|Object Name||Sheet, Flat|
|Title||Plain Cotton Bedsheet|
|Lexicon category||2: Building Furnishings|
|Place of Origin||Unknown|
White cotton bed sheet, plainly styled, with no maker's identification. No maker's name is present.
May have belonged to Rhoda Jean Kennedy (neé 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|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
Kennedy, Rhoda Jean
|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).|