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trade card, Clark's Spool Cotton
  • United States
  • trade card, Clark's Spool Cotton, 1888
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 175 x 100.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 3 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, E1
  • 1928.7960
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Description
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A female child wearing a pink and blue dress is sitting on a chair and sewing. A calendar for the year 1888 is across the bottom. A hole for hanging the card is punched at the top.
The verso is a text advertisement for Clark’s O. N. T. Spool Cotton on white spools, manufactured in Newark, N. J. (New Jersey).