|Object ID #||2017.045.067|
|Object Name||Towel, Bath|
|Title||Fancy Striped and Floral Towel with Crocheted Trim|
|Year Range from||1920|
|Year Range to||1940|
|Made||McKay (née Beattie), Olive|
|Place of Origin||Unknown/Grey County, Ontario|
|Description||A large towel (from long outer edge) in purple, brown, blue, yellow, green stripes with deep, scalloped cotton crocheted lace edging on the short ends.|
Likely made by Olive McKay (neé Beattie) after she married Donald Gordon (Doug) McKay in 1930.
They farmed on his parents' farm located about one mile north of Leith, at Lot 28, Concession A in Sydenham Township, Grey County until 1940, when they moved to Derby Township to another farm (Lot 9, Concession 8, along Highway 21).
The item was last kept by their daughter, Donna McKay-Mills of Owen Sound, Grey County.
|Collection||Household Equipment, 20th-c Collection|
|Found||Derby Township (formerly), Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County|
Leith (Village and area of)
|Function||For drying the body after bathing.|