Embroidery Floss

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258842

Description

Ten skeins of white embroidery floss; four size DMC 45; six size DMC 25; made by "Dollfus-Mieg & Cie"; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

thread
silk (textile)
cotton (textile)
Thread
Thread

Inscription

"A BRODER/ QUALTE SPECIALE/ DMC/ 25/ 20 METRES/ DOLLFUS-MIEG & CIE/ MULHOUSE . BELFORT . PARIS/ 21, 8 YARDS" (label on six skeins)
"A BRODER/ QUALTE SPECIALE/ DMC/ 45/ 20 METRES/ DOLLFUS-MIEG & CIE/ MULHOUSE . BELFORT . PARIS/ 21, 8 YARDS" (label on four skeins)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6238

Places

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