Stretcher, Curtain box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1940

GUSN

GUSN-187842

Description

Long and narrow cardboard box with an open top/end and open end/bottom with brown paper held on with rubberbands. Box has a side seam. There are inscriptions stamped on in black ink on the front and back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stretchers (furniture components)
cardboard
Stretcher, Curtain

Inscription

"NO 105 AE DEPENDABLE CURTAIN STRETCHER/PATENTED/MANUFACTURED BY/ CHICAGO CURTAIN STRETCHER Co./ CHICAGO, IL/ SIZE 5 FT X 8 FT/ ADJUSTABLE PINS/ CUT HERE"
"WABASH FIBRE BOX CO/ CERTIFICATE OF BOX MAKER/ THIS BOX CONFORMS TO ALL/CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS/ OF OFFICIAL EXPRESS CLASSIFICATION/ RESISTANCE 200 POUNDS PER SQUARE INCH/LIMIT [several illegible words]."

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Maintenance T&E

Dimensions

59 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita Feil

Accession Number

2005.15.1

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Illinois (United States)
Roslindale (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)