Briggs' patent transferring papers, patented for the United States of America, sole inventors and patenters, Briggs & Co., New York, New York

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1880s

Location Note

Product catalogues: Miscellaneous

GUSN

GUSN-314768

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Description

The book has transfer designs for embroidery projects. Text on the title page reads "A warm iron passed over the back of these papers transfers the pattern to any fabric." The item contains "Village scenes" by Kate Greenaway on pages 135-140. Text stamped on the endpapers reads "John D. Clapp, designer & emb. stamper, February 29, 1884, No. 1 Music Hall Place, Boston, Mass." There is a small design clipped from another publication.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
embroidering
needleworking (process)
transfer paper
children (people by age group)
books

Physical Description

1 book, 168 pages : illustrations ; 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.016.058

Image Dimensions

8 3/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard and Jane Nylander, 1992.

Places

New York City (New York state)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Briggs & Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

books

Other People

Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901

Subjects

Music Hall Place (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Miscellaneous