Cotton from plant to product, Pepperell Fabrics, Pepperell Manufactuirng Company, 160 State Street, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-317175

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Description

The box illustrates the basic principles in the manufacture of cotton cloth with samples of the following: 1)Raw cotton, 2)Cleaned and carded, 3)Card sliver, a drawing-out process, 4) Roving, a process of spinning, 5)Finished yarn, fully spun ready for the loom, 6)Furnished sample of a Lady Pepperell Sheet. The inside of the box cover lists Pepperell products such as bed linens, crib blankets, shirts and an electric blanket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
textile materials
cloth
cotton (textile)
boxes (containers)

Physical Description

1 box : illustrations ; 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.013.002.017

Image Dimensions

6 1/2 x 9 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Surabian, 2003.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Pepperell Manufacturing Company (Publisher)

Material Type

boxes (containers)

Subjects

State Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item