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Catalog Number 1999.070.002
Description Child's Linen Bib, n.d. Light green cotton/linen. Rectangular in shape. Has two matching green ribbons on the neck. Has an inside green border in the middle, and a dark green edging around the neck. Ebroidered at the bottom of the bib, there is a little man with green and red hat pulling the tail of the donkey. Hand sewn ribbon.
Object Name Bib
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Child's Linen Bib, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text none
Provenance Belonged to Maude Hill Schrall, Owner of Mt. Home Ranch, formerly Canada De Raymunda and Site of C.Brown Adobe WOODSIDE, CALIFORNIA
Notes "A bib is a garment worn hanging from the neck on the chest to protect clothing from accidentally spilled food. Bibs are frequently used by young children, especially infants, but also by some adults. Bibs are also worn when consuming certain "messy" foods, such as lobster. In addition, bibs are used for infants when they drool a lot, for example when they are teething…The word, reported in English since 1580, probably stems from the verb bibben "to drink" (c.1380), from the Latin bibere, either because it was worn while drinking or because it "soaked up" spills." [ 3/23/2017]
Dimensions H-26.75 W-11.5 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Baby
Baby Bib
Baby Fashion
Baby's Fashion
Schrall, Maude Hill
Subjects Children
Clothing & dress
People Schrall, Maude Hill