From an era long ago, a small collection of keepsakes with a record of ownership. These pieces of lace making plus a wedding pillowcase were found tucked away in an old chest. Each with a hand written note to document the history.
All items are from the Bacon estate, one of the prominent Whittier, California agriculture families who lived and help develop the city. The Wedding Pillowcase ~ stamped with the name of Ellen L. Bruckett, the mother of Eldon P. Bacon according to the note, and indicated to be a wedding gift in 1861.