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Stand For Gas Iron

Stand For Gas Iron

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This is a cast iron stand, which is oval in shape with two ends bent to elevate it from the ground. A inscription says "Coleman, Made in Canada". It was used to hold a hot iron away from the ironing board. It is in good condition, slightly rusted.

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Accession #:

986.09.32

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Iron

Iron

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This is an iron and it has "Asbestos Sad Iron" inscribed on the top. Materials are cast iron, stainless steel, asbestos (?).

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Accession #:

013.21.66

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Iron

Iron

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These are three irons, that are embossed on top "Jas. Smart Mfg. Co. Ltd.", "Brockville Ont.". Handle on one obscures weight. Materials are metal and wood. They appear to be a set. The image is of item c).

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013.21.67abc

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Tablecloth

Tablecloth

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Hand made, hand embroidered table cloth. Fine cotton material, Marjory thinks it came from India. The cloth is crème coloured. The embroidery is blue, pale yellow, and pink, and is in the shape of many flowers, stems and leaves. There are six lines of drawn work starting 15 cm from the edge and ending 2 cm from the edge The initials J.A. are in ink in one corner. The #3011- possibly a laundry mark- is inked in another corner. This cloth is in fairly good condition with a few stains on it. This cloth belonged to Marjory's mother Mrs. Geoffrey Downton.

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Accession #:

986.02.01

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laundry bag

laundry bag

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A fabric laundry bag with handmade stitching. It has a parrot on a branch with flowers around it. The parrot is green, orange, yellow and blue. The bag itself is light brown. Down the left side the word "Laundry" is stitched in green. The bag has a drawstring to close it. Frances Decker did the crewel work on this bag.

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Accession #:

017.06.01

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