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Handkerchief, Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufacturers, ca. 1890

This is a Handkerchief. It was manufactured by Cranston Print Works. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Dr. Lawrence S. Thurman and Mrs. Lawrence Thurman. It is credited Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thurman in memory of Alice Baldwin Beer.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 56 x 64 cm (22 1/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed on lower right corner: "CRANSTON PRINT WORKS CO. CRANSTON, R.I. PRINTERS" Printed on lower left corner: "ENGRAVED AT JAMES PROVAN & SONS', PROVIDENCE RI"

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufacturers, ca. 1890; Manufactured by Cranston Print Works ; USA; cotton; Warp x Weft: 56 x 64 cm (22 1/16 x 25 3/16 in.); Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thurman in memory of Alice Baldwin Beer; 1982-80-1

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