Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258729

Description

Box of six plain white pillowcases; cardboard box light blue; pillowcases inside; covered by two flaps of waxed paper; cases bound in sets of two, tied with two blue ribbons tied into bows; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

" 'STEARNS SPECIAL'/ R.H. STEARNS CO./ BOSTON, MASS./ 18 1/2 X 36/ FINISHED SIZE" (label)
"L17229" (stamped)

Associated Building

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

Maker

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

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

1998.6178

Places

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