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Box of Pillowcases

Description

Off-white cotton percale pillowcases; three sets of two each tied with two blue ribbons; openwork hem; light blue mottled box with white bottom, lined with creamy translucent patterned paper; 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./ 20 1/2 X 36/ FINISHED SIZE" (label)
"L17229" (purple ink)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
cotton (textile)
openwork
paper (fiber product)
ribbon (material)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bedding
cardboard
Cotton
cotton (textile)
openwork
paper (fiber product)
Pillowcase
pillowcases
ribbon (material)
weaving
Dimensions
1 7/8 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6180
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258736

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