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Pillowcases

Description

box of six plain white pillowcases; cardboard box, light blue; pillowcases inside; one flap of waxed paper below first pillowcase; four cases bound in sets of two with two pieces of blue ribbon tied into bows; two cases loose without ribbons; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
R.H. Stearns & Company (Boston, Mass.) (Maker)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
" 'STEARNS SPECIAL'/ R.H. STEARNS CO./ BOSTON, MASS./ 18 1/2 X 36/ FINISHED SIZE" (label)
"G23025" (stamped)
"Hemstitched/ HS'/ HS' " (pencil)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
linen (material)
ribbon (material)
waxed paper
Object type
Bedding
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bedding
cardboard
Cotton
Pillowcase
pillowcases
Probably linen (material)
ribbon (material)
waxed paper
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6177
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258728

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