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Box for Manufacturer's Thread, superior three cord machine thread, Willimantic Linen Company, Willimantic, Connecticut, undated

EP002.02.022 (RS133294)

Description

Willimantic Linen Company's thread is made from combed Sea Island cotton. The spools were patented March 29, 1864. The square green box has an image of the factory on the lid.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection, 2011 donation
Collection Code
EP002
Physical Description
1 box ; 1 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches
Dimensions
1 1/4x 10 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
253201
Reference Code
EP002.02.022

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
packaging
textile materials
thread
Material Type
boxes (containers)
Places
Willimantic (Windham county, Connecticut)

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