Historical information

This doyley holder was used by Mrs N Bellingham.


Typical household item from the period, representative of handcrafted items.

Physical description

Blue doyley holder, consisting of two circular pieces of card covered in suede-like fabric on the outside, and blue satin-like fabric on the inside. One side has large red suede-like fabric bird holding a small sign in its beak on it, and the other has four red flowers of similar material around the rim. There are two thin pink ribbons on the inside of the piece with flowers.

Inscriptions & markings

On sign in bird's mouth: "D. Ouleys [?]"