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Object ID # 1983.123.001
Object Name Cover, Cushion
Title Souvenir "Owen Sound" Cushion Cover
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date 20th-century
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Owen Sound, Grey County
Description A corded cotton cushion cover, that is tan in colour, and embroidered with "Owen Sound" (in outlined capitals) and with violet and green clover motifs. Four diagonal embroidered lines are interrupted by the squarish margin line around the wording.
Provenance Unknown. Likely made to be a souvenir item of Owen Sound, Grey County. Mary Doran found it at a local auction. It appears to be a 20th-century item.
Collection Textiles, Household Linens Collection
Material Cotton/Embroidery Thread/Thread/Dye
Dimensions W-53 L-44 cm
Found Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County
Subjects Owen Sound, Ontario
Embroidery