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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Muff


Accession number: 72.06.20
Object type: Woman's
Object subtype: Feather
Date: before 1972
Materials: Feathers
Narrative: Mrs. Samuel K. Morse (Margaret Jane Staratt) was from Paradise, Nova Scotia (Annapolis Co.) June 28, 1839 - April 8, 1926. Mrs. Morse was the grandmother of the donor.
Description: Muff is made from white puffin feathers and has brown mouton around the edge with a brown band of puffin feathers around the middle. It is lined with brown satin fabric.
History of Use: The muff was owned by Mrs. Samuel K. Morse (Margaret Jane Staratt).