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Trade cards for J. & P. Coats' Best Six Cord Cotton Thread, location unknown, 1881

EP001.01.102.04.02.039 (RS160907)

Description

The card verso has a table listing sewing machine brands with the corresponding needle and thread numbers. A frog sits next to a box of spools in the card image. The 1881 copyright is attributed to A.S. March & Co., Boston.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1881
Physical Description
2 trade cards ; 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches
Dimensions
2 3/4x 4 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Hartshorn, 6-30-1883.
GUSN
268011
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.04.02.039

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
frogs (fasteners)
sewing (process)
thread
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Frogs
Notions (Merchandise)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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