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Pillowcases

Description

Four sets of two rectangular, plain-woven pillowcases; sets .1-.3 are tied in original green silk ribbon and retain original green, orange and silver stickers. Set .4 retains ribbon, stickers, and original cellophane wrapper; and is decorated with a row of fagoting at the open end of each case; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174.

Details

Maker
Wamsutta Mills
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"WAMSUTTA/ Supercale/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF."; "TORN/ 36 X 38 1/2/ SIZE" (.1-.3 large 6-sided sticker; silver, orange and green; front and back of each set top, center; sticker adorned top and bottom with stylized cotton)
.4 [same large 6-sided stickers as .1-.3; small rectangular sticker; white and green]; 'TORN-SIZE - 45 x 38 1/2" (printed)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cellophane
cotton (textile)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
Bedding
cellophane
cotton (textile)
linens (object genre)
paper (fiber product)
Pillowcase
pillowcases
silk (textile)
Dimensions
9 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6184.1-4
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258051

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