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Piedmont old-fashioned red cedar chests, Piedmont Red Cedar Chest Co., Statesville, North Carolina

EP001.12.009.002.008 (RS242628)

Description

Background on red cedar is provided with detailed descriptions of the chests and wardrobes available for sale. The inside of the back cover has a facsimile letter from Piedmont customer Grover Cleveland. There are separate facsimile letters from Mrs. Grover Cleveland, Lady Durand and a facsimile check from John D. Rockefeller. An order form is included. A separate leaflet has multiple testimonials. The James Monroe Old-Fashioned Colonial Highboy shown in the image was promoted as a perfect wedding or birthday gift. The cedar chest was billed as the Priscilla window seat or hall chest.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1911
Physical Description
1 trade catalog, 47 pages : illustrations ; 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
Dimensions
9 1/2x 6 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
267860
Reference Code
EP001.12.009.002.008

Record details

Originator
Piedmont Red Cedar Chest Co. (Statesville, N.C.) (Publisher)
Other People
Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
chests (case furniture)
furniture
presidents
red cedar (wood)
wardrobes (case furniture)
Material Type
catalogs
Places
Statesville (Iredell county, North Carolina)
Notes
Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.
Location Note
Product catalogues: Furniture and furnishings: Furniture (1 of 3)

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