Port Family Collection :
Object Name:
Pillowcase
Object ID:
2013.400.220
Date:
c1940
Description:
Pillowcase made from several flour sacks stitched together.
One sack has the stamp in red: "Patent Rotary Wood Rolled Flour"
The other side has the stamp in black and yellow: "Vitagrain Manufactured by S Rowe & Sons Ltd Wellington"
Many household items were made from empty flour sacks. and this was common practice during the war when there was very little available fabric for such things.
Title:
Pillowcase
Dimensions:
W—43 L—64 cm
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