Box of Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258736

Description

Off-white cotton percale pillowcases; three sets of two each tied with two blue ribbons; openwork hem; light blue mottled box with white bottom, lined with creamy translucent patterned paper; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
weaving
cotton (textile)
openwork
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
ribbon (material)
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.) (Maker)

Dimensions

1 7/8 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6180

Places

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