Commemorative textile fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1876

GUSN

GUSN-244285

Description

Fragment of black and white woven jacquard made of silk and wool depicting the Pacific Mills Building, Lawrence, MA, and an eagle with outstretched wings holding a streamer that reads "E Pluribus Unum;" also incribed with the date 1876.

Details

Descriptive Terms

textiles
jacquard
wool (textile)
silk (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
centennials

Inscription

Woven into the pattern: "E PLURIBUS UNUM" / "1876" / "1776" / "PACIFIC MILLS / LAWRENCE / MASS. / TREASURER / J.W. EDMANDS / AGENT / JOHN FALLON / SELLING AGENTS / JAMES L. LITTLE / & CO. / BOSTON / NY /& PHILA"

Associated Events

Centennial

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

20 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Sutton

Accession Number

1962.83