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Object Name Band, Swaddling
Other Name Belly band
Object ID # 1989.2.23
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Date 1890 ca.
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-5.25 L-14.75 inches
Description A child's handstitched swaddling band made out of bleached plain weave cotton. Constructed into a rounded diamond shape with a 2.250: long slit on one side where the opposite side can be inserted into it.
Provenance Comes out of the family of Elias H. (1830-1900) and Barbara M. (Moyer) Landes (1840-1889). This piece was passed down to their grandson, the donor.
Source Gift of Lester M. Landes
People Landes, Barbara M. Moyer, 1840-1889
Landes, Elias H., 1830-1900
Collection Clothing-Children's