Cloth fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1867

GUSN

GUSN-9243

Description

Rectangular; fine off white cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

textiles
fragments
cloth
cotton (textile)
weaving
machine-made
printing (process)
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Woven
CLOTH FRAGMENT

Inscription

Printed in solid gold with white outline: O X X Printed in outline gold: IMPROVED FABRIC/SUPERIOR QUALITY In blue in oval on back: FINISHED BY/W.F. & F.C. SAYLES/PAWTUCKET/RI Stick-on label: NOTICE/Buyers of Goods under the names of Wamsutta Prints, Checks. Lindseys, Cambrics & Silesias,/are hereby informed that all such goods are not manufactured at The Wansutta Mills./We limit our Name and the Wamsutta Ticket to our:/BLEACHED SHIRTINGS AND SHEETINGS/We have in addition to our former Trade Mark adopted the following which will in all cases appear with this notice./Thos Bennett Jr Agent [in script]/New Bedford, Mass/June 1st 1867 Wamsutta Mills

Maker

Wamsutta Mills (Manufacturer)
Sayles, W.F. & F.C. (Sewer (textile worker))

Location of Origin

New Bedford, MA, USA; Pawtucket, RI, USA

Dimensions

10.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.1002

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)