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Label for Cocheco, Cocheco Mills, Dover, New Hampshire, undated

EP001.01.114.01.02.025 (RS82261)

Description

Below the image the text reads "Lawrence & Co., Boston."The label features a pair of women dressed in Greco-Roman style seated in front of smokestacks and a large cog. One woman has painted a design and the other is holding a bolt of fabric with the same design patterned on it.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca. 1866
Physical Description
1 label
Dimensions
7x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191285
Reference Code
EP001.01.114.01.02.025

Historical/Biographical Note

Cocheco Mills was in Dover, New Hampshire and produced printed cotton cloth and cotton printed fabrics. It was later purchased by the Pacific Mills in Lawrence. The American Textile History Museum has records of the Cocheco Mills. According to American Textile History Museum librarian Clare Sheridan, this is a cloth label, c. 1866. The label would have been adhered to a bolt of cloth for sale at the retail level.

Record details

Originator
Cocheco Mills
Other Organizations
Cocheco Manufacturing Company
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
cotton (textile)
mills (buildings)
textile materials
Material Type
labels (identifying artifacts)
Places
Cocheco (Strafford county, New Hampshire)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 128.

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