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Object Name Bib
Catalog Number 2007.35.01
Accession number 2007.35.01-
Artist Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Hereford Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Date 1900 ca.
Material Cotton
Dimensions W-13.125 L-15.25 inches
Length (ft) 1.271
Length (in) 15.25
Width (ft) 1.094
Width (in) 13.125
Description A handmade child's bib comprised of plain white cotton with red cotton embroidery. In the center there are the ornate letters "M," "A" and "T" and a feather stitched border. There are two cotton twill ties attached at the top, averaging 6.00" long.
Provenance Worn by Minnie Amanda (Treichler) Schultz (1899-?) as a baby. She was the daughter of
David G. (1854-1914) and Maria R. (Schantz) Treichler (1860-1916), of Hereford Township, Berks County. As an adult, Minnie would go to marry, Lewis S. Schultz (1894-1986).