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trade card, Willimantic Thread
  • United States
    Trautmann, Bailey & Blampey, printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, Willimantic Thread, circa 1885
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 115.5 x 76.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 9/16 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7952

A girl is wearing a striped coat and holding a doll, with a dog and small sleigh behind her. Snow covered hills and a house are in the background. Text at the bottom reads: “The Favorite for 1885 Willimantic Thread” in all caps.
The verso is a text advertisement for the thread.