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Box of Pillowcases

Description

Box of six plain white pillowcases; blue cardboard box; pillowcases inside covered by two flaps of waxed paper; cases bound in sets of two with two pieces of blue ribbon tied in bows; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.8174).

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)
"L17229" (stamped)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
linen (material)
ribbon (material)
waxed paper
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Bedding
cardboard
Linen
Pillowcase
pillowcases
Probably linen (material)
ribbon (material)
waxed paper
weaving
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6181
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258737

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