Object ID 003321
Object Name Purple "Edgette" Fancy Edging
Object Desc Three yards purple scalloped edge "Edgette" fancy edging trim.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003477
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 trim,sewing,notions,Sanford,Edgette,
Title Purple "Edgette" Fancy Edging
Description White and purple scalloped edge "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. Same pattern as CMY3456, although only 3 yards.
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 17,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Paper has minor edgewear, one larger rip on back, slight staining on back, trim is relatively stain-free.