Trade card for J. & P. Coats' Best Six Cord Thread 50, location unknown, 1879

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1879

GUSN

GUSN-268078

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Description

A figure in tartan and a figure in top hat and striped trousers carry a spool of Coats' Thread in the card image. There is a road sign pointing "To Paris" and a ship awaiting the figures. The caption reads "They Go." The card verso has an 1879 calendar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.04.03.007

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, 2001.

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Notions (Merchandise)

Description Level

Item