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Trade card for Corticelli, Florence Knitting Silk, Nonotuck Silk Co., 18 Summer Street, Boston, Mass., 1881

EP001.01.102.04.02.027 (RS160915)

Description

A boy in Pierrot costume hoists a girl with thread from a Corticelli Silk spool. The description on the card verso states the Florence Knitting Silk can be used for stockings, mittens, edgings and wristers.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1881
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 x 4 1/2 inches
Dimensions
3x 4 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, February 28, 1927.
GUSN
267998
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.04.02.027

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
sewing (process)
thread
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Notions (Merchandise)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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