Box of Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258727

Description

Off-white cotton percale pillowcases; three sets of two, each tied with two blue ribbons; box is lined with a creamy translucent patterned paper; each has a paper label.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
cotton (textile)
weaving
Cotton
Bedding
Pillowcase

Inscription

" 'Stearns Special'/ R.H. Stearns Co./ Boston, Mass./ 20 1/2 x 36/ Finished size" (label)
"L17229" (purple ink)

Associated Building

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

Maker

R.H. Stearns & Company (Boston, Mass.)

Dimensions

2 x 6 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6176

Places

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