|Object ID #||1998.011.006|
|Lexicon category||2: Building Furnishings|
|Year Range from||1925|
|Year Range to||1935|
|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.|
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|
|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?|