Embroidery Floss
Embroidery Floss
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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Embroidery Floss


Accession number: 2008.37.2
Date: 1900 – 1930
Materials: embroidery floss, paper, ink
Measurements: 2.5 cm L x 16.1 cm W
Narrative: Items donated (by Gordon Rodgers) originally belonged to Charles Prescott Sellers and were found on the old Bent property (where EMS is located today, 2008).
Description: A small pack of yellow embroidery floss. Floss is in a white paper with blue text: "Bledings, Made in Canada" , "Four Strand", "5 Yards", Artysl Floss" , "Boil Proof Registered" and "Shade No. 404" Middle has logo for Belding - Corticelli Limited" - a cat + floss Back of paper has more text - includes "Washing Directions" and an illustration of the floss and more. Floss has been cut on the left side. Also a piece of floss has been out through the middle of paper and is dangling down.