Object ID 003283
Object Name Purple Dot "Edgette" Trim
Object Desc Three yards white with purple dots "Edgette" fancy edging trim.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003455a-g
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Fashion Exhibit
Start Year Range 1908
End Year Range
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords sewing,notions,trim,Edgette,Sanford,
Title Purple Dot "Edgette" Trim
Description White with purple dots "Edgette" trim: Fancy edging, warranted 3 yds, fast colors. Washing instructions on back recommend Ivory Soap. Made in the U.S.A. Trim is wrapped around a piece of cardboard with a paper wrapper/label.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker The Sanford Narrow Fabric Company
Maker Details The Sanford Narrow Fabric Company was started in Germany and later moved to 351 Fourth Avenue, New York. It produced a variety of lace edgings and trims out of mills in Germany, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Although some of their trim was registered with the patent office in 1908, they did not begin consumer advertising until 1918, previously advertising only to dealers.
Maker Mark Four crossed axes in a circle
Date MAY 15,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Some packages in better condition than others. One package heavily stained. All packages show at least some edgewear and minor wrinkling or tears in the paper wrapper. Trim is faded.