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trade card, Diamond Dyes
  • United States
  • trade card, Diamond Dyes, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 74 x 113 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 15/16 x 4 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8085

This card is a close-up view of two birds perched on leafy branches. Three yellow flowers are between them. The verso is a text advertisement for Diamond Dyes. They can be used to color dresses, coats, cloaks, scarfs, hoods, yarns, stockings, carpet rags, ribbons, and feathers. There is also a list of available colors. A seller of this product is J. G. Northcraft of Abilene, Kansas.