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Trade card for Corticelli, sewing silk and twist, Nonotuck Silk Co., Florence, Mass., undated

EP001.01.102.01.01.006 (RS159705)

Description

A figure riding on a donkey holds an umbrella and reads a book. The bottom of the image reads "Chas. Shields Sons Lith., 20 & 22 Gold Street, New York." The card verso describes the silk thread made by the Nonotuck Silk Company.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 1/2 x 3 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Helen Grady, March 26, 1985.
GUSN
267045
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.01.01.006

Record details

Originator
Nonotuck Silk Company (Agency)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
needlework (visual works)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
thread
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Notions (Merchandise)
Places
Northampton (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)

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