Piedmont old-fashioned red cedar chests, Piedmont Red Cedar Chest Co., Statesville, North Carolina

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1911

Location Note

Product catalogues: Furniture and furnishings: Furniture (1 of 3)

GUSN

GUSN-267860

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Description

Background on red cedar is provided with detailed descriptions of the chests and wardrobes available for sale. The inside of the back cover has a facsimile letter from Piedmont customer Grover Cleveland. There are separate facsimile letters from Mrs. Grover Cleveland, Lady Durand and a facsimile check from John D. Rockefeller. An order form is included. A separate leaflet has multiple testimonials. The James Monroe Old-Fashioned Colonial Highboy shown in the image was promoted as a perfect wedding or birthday gift. The cedar chest was billed as the Priscilla window seat or hall chest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
furniture
chests (case furniture)
red cedar (wood)
wardrobes (case furniture)
presidents
catalogs

Physical Description

1 trade catalog, 47 pages : illustrations ; 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.009.002.008

Image Dimensions

9 1/2 x 6 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Statesville (Iredell county, North Carolina)

Record Details

Originator

Piedmont Red Cedar Chest Co. (Statesville, N.C.) (Publisher)

Material Type

catalogs

Other People

Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908
Cleveland, Frances Folsom, 1864-1947
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937
Monroe, James, 1758-1831

Accruals Note

Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Furniture and furnishings: Furniture (1 of 3)