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Cotton from plant to product, Pepperell Fabrics, Pepperell Manufactuirng Company, 160 State Street, Boston, Mass.

EP001.12.013.002.017 (RS259735)

Description

The box illustrates the basic principles in the manufacture of cotton cloth with samples of the following: 1)Raw cotton, 2)Cleaned and carded, 3)Card sliver, a drawing-out process, 4) Roving, a process of spinning, 5)Finished yarn, fully spun ready for the loom, 6)Furnished sample of a Lady Pepperell Sheet. The inside of the box cover lists Pepperell products such as bed linens, crib blankets, shirts and an electric blanket.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 box : illustrations ; 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
Dimensions
6 1/2x 9 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Surabian, 2003.
GUSN
317175
Reference Code
EP001.12.013.002.017

Record details

Originator
Pepperell Manufacturing Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
cloth
cotton (textile)
textile materials
Material Type
boxes (containers)
Subjects
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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