Scarf: Samuel Slater, father of American manufacturers
Overall: 23 1/2 x 26 in. ( 59.7 x 66 cm )
Cotton copper-engraved kerchief with engraved portrait of Samuel Slater in the center; in the corners are four buildings related to manufacuring or Slater in Pawtucket, RI: Pawtucket Falls and Bridge, Old Slater Sunday School, Old Slater Mill, and David Harley & Co.; printed in black ink on a white ground; decorative border.
printed: in center: "Samuel Slater/ THE FATHER OF/ AMERICAN MANUFACTURES."
printed: in corners: "DAVID HARLEY & CO.,/ MERCHANTS EXCHANGE/ PARK PLACE AND MAIN STREET/ PAWTUCKET./ R.I./ OLD SLATER SUNDAY SCHOOL./ PAWTUCKET. R. I./ FIRST SUNDAY SCHOOL/ IN AMERICA./ PAWTUCKET FALLS/ AND BRIDGE,/ 1890./ OLD SLATER MILL./ PAWTUCKET. R. I./ FIRST COTTON MILL/ IN AMERICA."
printed: across bottom: "ENGRAVED AT JAMES PROVAN & SONS, PROV. R.I. CRANSTON PRINT WORKS CO. CRANSTON, R.I. PRINTERS"
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