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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.
business (commercial function)
1 box : illustrations ; 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
6 1/2 x 9 1/4 (HxW)(inches)
Gift of Robert Surabian, 2003.
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Pepperell Manufacturing Company (Publisher)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)