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Shaker Colony Herb Lables

1991.1510 (RS20810)

Description

Fifteen assorted herb labels mounted on a brown paper backed with cardboard. Various colors, typefaces and herb types all wrapped in a clear plastic taped on the reverse. The sizes range: for height: 17"(for the mounting) 1 1/2 - 2 7/8 and width: 14"(for the mounting) 2 1/4 - 4 1/4

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Printed on the face, each label is identified as from the Shaker Colony by the inscription: Prepared in the United Society/New-Lebanon, N.Y.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gluing
ink
mounting
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Glued
gluing
Ink
ink
LABELS
labels (identifying artifacts)
Mounted
mounting
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1991.1510
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3174

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