Brainerd & Armstrong's Wash Silks Skein Holders, The Brainerd & Armstrong Silk Co., 151 Union Street, New London, Connecticut, 1895

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1895

GUSN

GUSN-270253

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Description

The folder has slots for holding the Brainerd & Armstrong Skein Holders patented on September 10, 1895. The folder has 11 brown and white Brainerd Holders, some holding thread. A green and white holder is made by the Salter Silk Company with a patent date of May 29, 1906. The Salter Company is located in Boston, New York and Chicago.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
textile materials
silk (textile)
thread
needlework (visual works)
embroidery (visual works)
folders (containers)

Physical Description

1 folder ; 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.114.01.05.026

Image Dimensions

10 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, October 2000.

Places

New London (New London county, Connecticut)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

folders (containers)

Description Level

Item