Box of Pillowcases

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258738

Description

Off-white cotton percale pillowcases in box; openwork border; two labels: 1) silver with blue huntress, yellow antelope, blue print; 2) white with blue border, blue print, stamped with dimensions; two sets each wrapped in cellophane, tied with two peach-colored ribbons; one set is not wrapped; box: blue with silver area across the center; blue huntress and antelope motif in blue and peach with inscription

Details

Descriptive Terms

pillowcases
cotton (textile)
weaving
openwork
cardboard
cellophane
ribbon (material)
Cotton
Bedding
Pillowcase

Inscription

"Cannon Percale/ Sheets and Pillow Cases" (printed)
"Cannon Fine Percale/ Sheets and Pillow Cases/ all combed yarn"; Actual Finished Size/ 18 x 36" (label)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Cannon Mills, Inc.

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6183

Places

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