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Object Name Spool, Sewing
Catalog Number 7.92.53
Description Wooden spool of white linen thread. On either end is a red sticker with black and white designs and black lettering. On one side is written "BARBOUR'S LINEN THREAD, EST 1784, TRADE MARK, MADE IN N.IRELAND, FLAX, REG M.R." On this side there is also the depiction of a hand. On the opposite side are similar designs but most of the words have been covered by an old price tag stating the cost of 30 cents at one time. The only legible parts at "25" and "100 yards"
Search Terms Sewing
Thread
Spool
Accession number 7.92.53