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Other Name
PLASTIC BAG RUG
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1990
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20010079003
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
PLASTIC BAG RUG
Date Range From
1970
Date Range To
1990
Materials
PLASTIC
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.7
Length
73.4
Width
43.0
Description
A SMALL, MULTICOLORED (RED, WHITE, BLUE, ORANGE ARE MOST FREQUENTLY SEEN) RUG THAT IS MADE OUT OF PLASTIC BAGS WOVEN TOGETHER. THE DESIGN IS ONE OF REPEATING OVALS.
Subjects
FLOOR COVERING
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
DECORATIVE ARTS
History
MADE BY THE GRANDMOTHER OF THE DONOR, MRS. MYRTLE TIDBALL WHO HOMESTEADED AND LIVED NEAR CARSTAIRS. OFTEN REUSED PLASTIC BAGS IN THIS WAY. **UPDATE 9 APRIL 2020: IN 2018, GALT COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A RELEVANCY AUDIT OF THE MUSEUM’S ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION WHICH INCLUDED AN EXAMINATION OF CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT RECORDS, DONATED BY DUANE KING IN 2001. PUNDYK CONTACTED THE DONOR’S SPOUSE LEONA KING ON NOVEMBER 5, 2018 TO SOLICIT COMMENTS FROM HER ON THE ENTIRE DONATION OFFER (P20010079001-005). KING ATTRIBUTED ALL OBJECTS TO EITHER HER GRANDMOTHER MYRTLE TIDBALL OR HER PARENTS CLARENCE AND EILEEN LEEK. PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE TO ACCESS THE INTERVIEW AND KING’S DETAILED COMMENTS ON THE ITEMS.
Catalogue Number
P20010079003
Acquisition Date
2001-12
Collection
Museum
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