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Stretcher, Curtain box

2005.15.1 (RS30982)

Description

Long and narrow cardboard box with an open top/end and open end/bottom with brown paper held on with rubberbands. Box has a side seam. There are inscriptions stamped on in black ink on the front and back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940
Inscriptions
"NO 105 AE DEPENDABLE CURTAIN STRETCHER/PATENTED/MANUFACTURED BY/ CHICAGO CURTAIN STRETCHER Co./ CHICAGO, IL/ SIZE 5 FT X 8 FT/ ADJUSTABLE PINS/ CUT HERE"
"WABASH FIBRE BOX CO/ CERTIFICATE OF BOX MAKER/ THIS BOX CONFORMS TO ALL/CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS/ OF OFFICIAL EXPRESS CLASSIFICATION/ RESISTANCE 200 POUNDS PER SQUARE INCH/LIMIT [several illegible words]."
Material
cardboard
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Illinois (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Roslindale (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
cardboard
Stretcher, Curtain
stretchers (furniture components)
Dimensions
59 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.15.1
Credit Line
Gift of Rita Feil
GUSN
187842

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