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Object ID # 1976.024.001
Object Name Clothespin
Title Wooden Clothespin
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin United States of America?
Description All-wooden clothespin found in a trash can in a Lake Ship, probably of US manufacture. It has the typical "peg" shape, rounded sides, and a flat top and bottom.
Provenance Unknown. James A. Welsh of Owen Sound, Grey County found it in a trash can aboard an old Great Lakes ship. The ship (name not provided) was brought over from the United States to Canada and was destined for the scrap yard and eventually the melting pots of the steel mills.
Collection Household Equipment, 20th-c Collection
Material Wood
Dimensions W-1.6 L-11.4 D-1.1 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County