|Object ID #||1971.123.005|
|Object Name||Hat, Straw|
|Other Name||Souvenir, Grey County|
|Title||Souvenir 1962 Grey Co. Plowing Match Hat|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Place of Origin||Grey County, Ontario|
Man's white straw hat from 1962 Grey Co. Plowing Match. Man made straw hat. Farmer-style. International Plowing Match Ribbon 1962 on crown. Leather guard inside. White-coloured coated or painted straw.
The hat is a souvenir from the 1962 International Plowing Match, which was held in Derby Township, Grey County, Ontario.
It belonged to Raeburn Weaver, who was one of the sons of Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Weaver. He likely wore this hat when it was new in 1962. The Weaver family farmed in Sydenham Township, Grey County.
|Collection||Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's|
|Found||Sydenham Township (formerly), Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|