Scarf: Spring Cotton Mills
Overall: 20 3/4 x 21 in. ( 52.7 x 53.3 cm )
printed: on border: repeated, "SPRINGS COTTON MILLS" printed: in center: "CHESTER S.C./ TO LANCASTER/ SPRINGSTEEN/ TO SPARTANBURG/ GAYLE/ TO YORK/ EUREKA"
Screenprinted cotton kerchief with a pictorial map of towns in South Carolina with factories, houses, and the railroad; inner border of bobbins; outer red border; printed in blue, green, yellow, red, and black.
Springs Cotton Mills, set up in 1887 at Fort Mill and expanded in 1912 to Kershaw, South Carolina, celebrated its golden anniversary in 1937.
Gift of Joseph Peto
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