Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258051

Description

Four sets of two rectangular, plain-woven pillowcases; sets .1-.3 are tied in original green silk ribbon and retain original green, orange and silver stickers. Set .4 retains ribbon, stickers, and original cellophane wrapper; and is decorated with a row of fagoting at the open end of each case; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
paper (fiber product)
cellophane
linens (object genre)
Bedding
Pillowcase

Inscription

"WAMSUTTA/ Supercale/ REG. U.S. PAT. OFF."; "TORN/ 36 X 38 1/2/ SIZE" (.1-.3 large 6-sided sticker; silver, orange and green; front and back of each set top, center; sticker adorned top and bottom with stylized cotton)
.4 [same large 6-sided stickers as .1-.3; small rectangular sticker; white and green]; 'TORN-SIZE - 45 x 38 1/2" (printed)

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Wamsutta Mills

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

9 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6184.1-4

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
United States