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Object ID # 1959.024.003
Object Name Bow, Clothing
Title Sleeve Holder
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date Late 19th-century?
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description One of a pair of plaid sleeve holders (sleeve garters) that would be worn by a man. This is a clothing accessory item. See RELATED for its mate. They are likely Victorian items (late 19th-century?). Their front sides are bow-like, with a pointed-shaped silvertone-plated buckle-like piece (likely nickel-plated?). There is a piece of black elastic. The fabric has a silky, corded texture, and is blue, black, off-white, light-brown and dull yellow and pinkish-red in colour. There is handstitching on the inside.
Provenance The sleeve holders were worn by a man, likely in the late 19th-century. They were found at RR#4, Owen Sound, Ontario, and were last owned by the Elgin Cameron family.
Collection Personal Gear
Material Silk/Metal/Elastic/Nickel/Thread/Dyes
Dimensions W-9.3 L-7.2 D-1.3 cm
Found Grey County, Ontario