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Object ID # 1998.011.006
Object Name Blanket
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Date c. 1931
Year Range from 1925
Year Range to 1935
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Grey County, Ontario
Description Pale yellow, baby-sized, woven woollen coverlet or blanket, with felted-style fringing on all four sides. "Elliot" is embroidered in mauve in a corner. The coverlet has two very neatly-done darns. Circa 1931.
Provenance The hand-embroidered "Elliot" in the corner looks 20th-century.

Edith Elliot told museum staff that this item came from one of three estates and she couldn't remember who had owned it, but suggested that it likely dates to about 1931.
Collection Textiles, Bedding Collection
Material Textile
Dimensions W-89 L-95 inches
Found Williamsford, Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
Function To provide warmth to an infant, perhaps used in conjunction with a baby buggy or to wrap around a dressed baby?