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Box of Pillowcases

Description

Off-white cotton percale pillowcases; three sets of two, each tied with two blue ribbons; box is lined with a creamy translucent patterned paper; each has a paper label.

Details

Maker
R.H. Stearns & Company (Boston, Mass.)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
" 'Stearns Special'/ R.H. Stearns Co./ Boston, Mass./ 20 1/2 x 36/ Finished size" (label)
"L17229" (purple ink)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bedding
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Pillowcase
pillowcases
weaving
Dimensions
2 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6176
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258727

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