Sheet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1943

GUSN

GUSN-26661

Description

Bed sheet, flat, white (double bed). Includes original manufacturers label.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sheets (bed coverings)
cotton (textile)
weaving
world wars
Cotton
Woven
World War II
SHEET

Inscription

Tag at top of sheet: ""TYPE 128 81 x 108 BEFORE HEMMING"" Tag at corner of sheet: Side one: ""[triangle] Pepperell/ Double Bed"" Side two: ""TORN SIZE 81 x 108 Pat. No. 2059092"" Wrapper: ""The day will come when Pepperell Red Label sheets will again be delivered to you in the box you know so well. Just now we are packing them in this manner to save materials for the Defense Program.""

Maker

Pepperell Mills (Maker)

Location of Origin

Biddeford, ME, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

81 x 108 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane C. Nylander

Accession Number

1999.66

Places

Maine (United States)