Accession number: 2008.37.1
Object type: Beldings
Date: 1900 – 1930
Materials: embroidery floss, paper, ink
Measurements: 2.5 cm L x 15.8 cm Wwidth measurement is for the paper
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 red 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. 496" 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 tied together on left side.