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Baby Bib
about 1926
Original Owner:Originally owned by Mavis French , American, born 1926
Clothing Maker:Made by Unknown
Machine-stitched cotton and shell buttons
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 13 3/4 x 10 3/4in. (34.9 x 27.3cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mavis Davis
Description: This bib is off-white, made from a plain-woven cotton fabric. On the center front, there is an embroidered image of two owls (one large, 3 x 1 3/4 inches, and one small, 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches) sitting on a tree limb. Underneath is written "Owl ready for supper" in matching embroidery. All of the embroidered work was done in off-white yarn and is roughly 6 x 4 3/4 inches. Two off-white buttons made of shell serve as the closure at the back of the bib's neck piece.
Inscription: "Owl ready for supper" stitched in white embroidery at bottom center on the front of the bib.
Object Number: 2001.47.8
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