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Scarf: Spring Cotton Mills

Object Number: 
1941.897
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 3/4 x 21 in. ( 52.7 x 53.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on border: repeated, "SPRINGS COTTON MILLS" printed: in center: "CHESTER S.C./ TO LANCASTER/ SPRINGSTEEN/ TO SPARTANBURG/ GAYLE/ TO YORK/ EUREKA"
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
Springs Cotton Mills, set up in 1887 at Fort Mill and expanded in 1912 to Kershaw, South Carolina, celebrated its golden anniversary in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joseph Peto
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group