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Object ID # 1957.024.010ab
Object Name Sham, Pillow
Title Pillow Shams
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date Late 19th-century?
Year Range to 1957
Made Unknown
Description A pair of white, braid-trimmed pillow shams, with a perimeter ruffle.
Provenance Unknown maker. These items formerly belonged to Mrs. Gideon Carrie of Grey County.

Mrs. Frank W. Smith, inherited a number of items that had formerly belonged to her grandmother, Mrs. Gideon Carrie. Mrs. Carrie had farmed in Sydenham Township, Grey County in the 19th-century. Mrs. Carrie's husband, Gideon, was 42 years old in the 1871 census of Sydenham Township, Grey County. Mrs. Carrie's maiden name was _______.

Mrs. Frank W. Smith was the former Miss Agnes McQuaker, daughter of John McQuaker and a Miss Carrie).
Collection Textiles, Bedding Collection
Material Cotton
Found Owen Sound, Grey County