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Brainerd & Armstrong's Wash Silks Skein Holders, The Brainerd & Armstrong Silk Co., 151 Union Street, New London, Connecticut, 1895

EP001.01.114.01.05.026 (RS202840)

Description

The folder has slots for holding the Brainerd & Armstrong Skein Holders patented on September 10, 1895. The folder has 11 brown and white Brainerd Holders, some holding thread. A green and white holder is made by the Salter Silk Company with a patent date of May 29, 1906. The Salter Company is located in Boston, New York and Chicago.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1895
Physical Description
1 folder ; 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches
Dimensions
10 1/4x 6 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Greg Smart, October 2000.
GUSN
270253
Reference Code
EP001.01.114.01.05.026

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
embroidery (visual works)
needlework (visual works)
silk (textile)
textile materials
thread
Material Type
folders (containers)
Places
New London (New London county, Connecticut)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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