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trade card, Clark's Spool Cotton
  • United States
  • trade card, Clark's Spool Cotton, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 110 x 69.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 5/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7988

Two children wearing red dresses hang laundry and play with a doll. The clothes line is Clark’s Spool cotton. A sunset is in the background. The card itself is in the shape of a spool of thread.
The verso is a text advertisement for the product, which can now be dyed black.