Scarf: Spring Cotton Mills
Overall: 21 x 21 in. ( 53.3 x 53.3 cm )
printed: on border: repeated, "SPRINGS COTTON MILLS" printed: in center: "BIRTHPLACE - PRESIDENT JAMES K POLK/ PINEVILLE N.C./ NORTH CAROLINA/ BIRTHPLACE - PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON/ WAXHAW S.C./ SOUTH CAROLINA/ LANCASTER/ COURTHOUSE/ THE MARION SIMS/ MEM
Cotton screenprinted kerchief with a pictorial map of the North Carolina-South Carolina border with two presidential birthplaces, a train, and a factory; inner border of dresses and cotton; outer red border; printed in red, blue, yellow, orange, green, 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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