Seersucker bedcover, Dust Bowl Migration, 1935

Seersucker bedcover, Dust Bowl Migration, 1935

Usage conditions apply
Store bought bedcover used as bedding, possibly purchased from Montgomery Ward catalog. Pink and white stripe seersucker fabric. Family keepsake carried from Oklahoma to California during relocation of home by car and trailer via Route 66, 1935.
Dates: Made: ca 1930s Maker: unknown Used: 1930s through unknown
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Object Name
Date made
ca. 1930s
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
seersucker (overall production method/technique)
overall: 3 3/8 in x 21 1/8 in x 15 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 53.6575 cm x 39.37 cm
overall: 70 in x 82 in; x 177.8 cm x 208.28 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of James Lowell Haggard, Jr., Merle R. Haggard and Lillian Haggard Hoge
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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