Book, Sample

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1927

GUSN

GUSN-11145

Description

Paper flier with dress and gingham fabrics [-see reverse for measurements of fragments and description] Fabric Samples: "KALBURNIE" - blue and white checked "GLENKIRK" - orange and white checked

Details

Descriptive Terms

sample books
cotton (textile)
checker pattern
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Gingham
BOOK, SAMPLE

Inscription

Printed on letterhead: p.1 ""LANCASTER MILLS/ 24 FEDERAL STREET/ BOTSON/ APRIL 29, 1927/ SHIRLY EUSTIS HOUSE ASSN..."" [Letter about stockholder report]; p.2 ""GINGHAM CONSTRUCTIONS/ STARTING IN 1849, LANCASTER MILLS WAS THE FIRST TO USE POWER LOOMS TO MAKE GINGHAMS, HALVING THE/ COST OF THE OLD-WORLD HAND PRODUCT...""

Associated Building

Used At Shirley-Eustis House (Roxbury, Mass.),

Maker

Lancaster Mills (Maker)
Scott, Albert L. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

11 x 8.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1992.90.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)