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Description

Paper flier with dress and gingham fabrics [-see reverse for measurements of fragments and description] Fabric Samples: "KALBURNIE" - blue and white checked "GLENKIRK" - orange and white checked

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Maker
Lancaster Mills (Maker)
Scott, Albert L. (Maker)
Date
1927
Inscriptions
Printed on letterhead: p.1 ""LANCASTER MILLS/ 24 FEDERAL STREET/ BOTSON/ APRIL 29, 1927/ SHIRLY EUSTIS HOUSE ASSN..."" [Letter about stockholder report]; p.2 ""GINGHAM CONSTRUCTIONS/ STARTING IN 1849, LANCASTER MILLS WAS THE FIRST TO USE POWER LOOMS TO MAKE GINGHAMS, HALVING THE/ COST OF THE OLD-WORLD HAND PRODUCT...""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.).
Material
checker pattern
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOOK, SAMPLE
checker pattern
cotton (textile)
Gingham
paper (fiber product)
sample books
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
11 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.90.2
GUSN
11145

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