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Advertisement for dresses, manufactured by Puritan Dress Company, New York, New York, 1949

SC002.TMP.006 (RS17054)

Description

Full-color advertisement for the Puritan Dress Company's line of Parisian inspired dresses. The advertisement was originally printed in the October, 1949 issue of "Good Housekeeping." The ad features two women in ready to wear dresses chatting. Puritan Dress Company listed the dresses around $18.00 apiece.

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Details

Collection Name
Non-Historic New England periodicals
Collection Code
SC002
Dates
1949-10-01
Physical Description
1 advertisement
Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191663
Reference Code
SC002.TMP.006

Record details

Other Organizations
Puritan Dress Company (New York, NY)
Descriptive Terms
dresses (garments)
fashion (concept)
ready-to-wear
Material Type
advertisements
Places
New York City (New York state)
Notes
Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.

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Comments

Puritan dress advertisement #

AvatarPosted by John Cox on August 6, 2010
Puritan Dress Company does have a NE connection. The factory was located in Waltham at 144 Moody Street, in the former Boston Manufacturing Company cotton mill. I'm not sure if Puritan Dress of Waltham was the company's only factory.