Trade cards for J. & P. Coats' Best Six Cord Cotton Thread, location unknown, 1881

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1881

GUSN

GUSN-268011

You can find this within

Browse Collection

Description

The card verso has a table listing sewing machine brands with the corresponding needle and thread numbers. A frog sits next to a box of spools in the card image. The 1881 copyright is attributed to A.S. March & Co., Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
thread
frogs (fasteners)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

2 trade cards ; 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.04.02.039

Image Dimensions

2 3/4 x 4 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Hartshorn, 6-30-1883.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Notions (Merchandise)
Frogs

Description Level

Item