Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258728

Description

box of six plain white pillowcases; cardboard box, light blue; pillowcases inside; one flap of waxed paper below first pillowcase; four cases bound in sets of two with two pieces of blue ribbon tied into bows; two cases loose without ribbons; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
linen (material)
cardboard
ribbon (material)
waxed paper
Cotton
Bedding
Pillowcase

Inscription

" 'STEARNS SPECIAL'/ R.H. STEARNS CO./ BOSTON, MASS./ 18 1/2 X 36/ FINISHED SIZE" (label)
"G23025" (stamped)
"Hemstitched/ HS'/ HS' " (pencil)

Associated Building

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

Maker

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

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6177

Places

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