Scarf: Spring Cotton Mills

Object Number: 
1941.896
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 21 in. ( 53.3 x 53.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on border: repeated, "SPRINGS COTTON MILLS" printed: in center: "BIRTHPLACE - PRESIDENT JAMES K POLK/ PINEVILLE N.C./ NORTH CAROLINA/ BIRTHPLACE - PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON/ WAXHAW S.C./ SOUTH CAROLINA/ LANCASTER/ COURTHOUSE/ THE MARION SIMS/ MEM
Description: 
Cotton screenprinted kerchief with a pictorial map of the North Carolina-South Carolina border with two presidential birthplaces, a train, and a factory; inner border of dresses and cotton; outer red border; printed in red, blue, yellow, orange, green, and black.
Gallery Label: 
Springs Cotton Mills, set up in 1887 at Fort Mill and expanded in 1912 to Kershaw, South Carolina, celebrated its golden anniversary in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joseph Peto
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group