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Commemorative textile fragment

1962.83 (RS34591)

Description

Fragment of black and white woven jacquard made of silk and wool depicting the Pacific Mills Building, Lawrence, MA, and an eagle with outstretched wings holding a streamer that reads "E Pluribus Unum;" also incribed with the date 1876.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1876
Inscriptions
Woven into the pattern: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" / "1876" / "1776" / "PACIFIC MILLS / LAWRENCE / MASS. / TREASURER / J.W. EDMANDS / AGENT / JOHN FALLON / SELLING AGENTS / JAMES L. LITTLE / & CO. / BOSTON / NY /& PHILA"
Material
jacquard
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
centennials
jacquard
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
textiles
wool (textile)
Associated events
Centennial
Dimensions
20 x 24 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1962.83
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Gardner Sutton
GUSN
244285

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