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Parkdale-Maplewood Community Museum

Pillowcase


Accession number: 2011.033
Category: Bedding
Date: circa 1918
Materials: cotton, lace
Measurements: 69.8 cm L x 52.4 cm W
Description: Opening for pillow with lace trim around opening edge.  Front has 3 flowers with smaller flowers and leaves in oval shape around them.
History of Use: Judith (Shay) is the daughter of Ronald M. Shay and Gertrude Norwood Doane and the granddaughter of Eva Laura (Mossman) Shay born 1888 who was the daughter of Simon & Martha (Know) Mossman, Pinehurst, NS. Eva married Edgar Atwood Shay of Caledonia. They had two children Ronald Mossman Shay and Meda Pauline Shay.