VICTORIAN Trade Card for Florence Darning Silk - Woman with Cat
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AGE: C.1890 or so
ITEM: A Victorian era trade card for Florence Darning Silk. The card is VERY high color and depicts an old lady darning a sock while her cat plays with a spool of thread. The catchphrase at the top of the card reads "Florence - the soft finish, peerless knitting silk." Plain back.
CONDITION: Very nice with just the browning that comes with old age to the back of the card.
NOTE: The cards always look better in person than in my scans/photos.
PUBLISHERS INFORMATION: Skober & Carqueville Litho Co, Chicago at the front bottom right.
SIZE: 3" x 4-5/8"
FINAL COMMENTS: A great card!
FURTHER NOTE: I can put an awful lot of paper into one envelope so be assured, if you buy more than 1 piece of paper, I will adjust the postage once I receive the purchase order. And please, don’t pay until I HAVE revised the postage. Thanks.
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