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Upholstery supply

Object Number: 
2002.1.4563
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Paper, hair, metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
8 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A sample of coarse brown and gray processed animal hair for stuffing upholstery padding and cushions, with a white card that reads "Interlaced Curled Hair Onto Muslin/ From/ The Joseph F. Bohnert Co., Inc./ Sterlized Curled Hair and Hair Products/ 1921-25 Queen City Avenue/ Brighton Station/ Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group