Embroidery Floss
Embroidery Floss
Embroidery Floss
Embroidery Floss
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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Embroidery Floss


Accession number: 2008.37.7
Object type: Beldings
Date: circa 1900 – 1930
Materials: Embroidery floss, paper, ink
Measurements: 2.4cm L x 15.8cm WOf 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 light green embroidery floss. Floss is in a white paper with blue text: "Bledings, Made in Canada" , "Four Strand", "4 1/2 Yards", Artysl Floss" , "Boil Proof Registered" and "Shade No. 418" 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 is cut on the left side and is dangling on the right. There is an embroidery needle inside of the paper - goes through word "STRAND" on front and "Beldings" and illustration on back.