"P. Knapp Persian Thread" Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-311897

Description

Small flat rectangular paper box with cover. White paper manufacturer's label affixed to cover with printed text in black ink. Text and emblem are contained within rectangular frame of flourishes, printed in black ink. Sides of cover and box are covered in dark blue paper. Paper label affixed to front side of cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Box
Box

Inscription

"Superior 3 Cord" arched over a crowned crest flanked on the left by a lion and on the right by a unicorn. Stamped below the crest emblem, text reads : " Persian / THREAD / Assorted Colors, / MANUFACTURED / & WARRANTED BY / P. Knapp. " (printed)
" SUPERIOR THREAD / P. KNAPP. / WARRANTED 100 YDS / ASSORTED COLORS " (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 x 7 3/8 x 8 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Parson Smith House

Accession Number

1953.580AB