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Sewing Supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.620
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Wood, paper, thread
Dimensions: 
1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
This white cardboard box has gold red and black printing on it, contains one spool of thread and celebrates the Centennial in 1876. One side reads "Centennial/ 1776 Let Americans Use American Thread 1876/ United States" with a shield and banner. The top label reads "Willimantic/ New Six Cord/ Spool Cotton", the bottom reads "Sold By All/ First Class/ Dealers." The sides read "The Willimantic is/ The only six Cord/ In Numbers 8 to 100/ Which is/ An American Production". It contains one spool of thread and the original paper guarantee insert.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group