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Box of Pillowcases

Description

Set of six percale cotton pillow cases in a box; tied with blue ribbon in three sets of two; blue gold and white label; plain with openwork hem; box: light blue with printed labels; contents wrapped in creamy translucent patterned paper.

Details

Maker
R.H. Stearns & Company (Boston, Mass.) (Maker)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
" 'Stearns Special'/ R.H. Sterns Co./ Boston, Mass./ 18 1/2 x 36" / Finished size" (labels on box and glued to pillowcases)
"Henstitched" (label; blue with white print)
"II 288" (purple ink)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
openwork
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bedding
Cotton
cotton (textile)
openwork
Pillowcase
pillowcases
weaving
Dimensions
2 x 7 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6175
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258726

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