Bed Sheets

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258739

Description

Box of six plain white sheets; blue cardboard box; sheets inside covered by two flaps of waxed paper; sheets bound in sets of two with two pieces of blue ribbon tied in bows; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.8174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

sheets (bed coverings)
linen (material)
weaving
cardboard
waxed paper
ribbon (material)
Bedding
Linen
Sheet

Inscription

" 'STEARNS SPECIAL'/ R.H. STEARNS CO./ BOSTON, MASS./ 63 x 108/ FINISHED SIZE/ HEMSTITCHED" (label)
"H288" (stamped)

Associated Building

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

Maker

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

Dimensions

16 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 3 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6185

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)