Shaker Colony Herb Lables

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-3174

Description

Fifteen assorted herb labels mounted on a brown paper backed with cardboard. Various colors, typefaces and herb types all wrapped in a clear plastic taped on the reverse. The sizes range: for height: 17"(for the mounting) 1 1/2 - 2 7/8 and width: 14"(for the mounting) 2 1/4 - 4 1/4

Details

Descriptive Terms

labels (identifying artifacts)
gluing
ink
mounting
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Glued
Mounted
Transfer Printed
Shaker
LABELS

Inscription

Printed on the face, each label is identified as from the Shaker Colony by the inscription: Prepared in the United Society/New-Lebanon, N.Y.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1510

Places

New York state (United States)