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Embroidery Floss

Description

Ten skeins of white embroidery floss; four size DMC 45; six size DMC 25; made by "Dollfus-Mieg & Cie"; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"A BRODER/ QUALTE SPECIALE/ DMC/ 25/ 20 METRES/ DOLLFUS-MIEG & CIE/ MULHOUSE . BELFORT . PARIS/ 21, 8 YARDS" (label on six skeins)
"A BRODER/ QUALTE SPECIALE/ DMC/ 45/ 20 METRES/ DOLLFUS-MIEG & CIE/ MULHOUSE . BELFORT . PARIS/ 21, 8 YARDS" (label on four skeins)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
France
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Possibly cotton (textile)
Probably silk (textile)
Thread
thread
Dimensions
5 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6238
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258842

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