Cocheco Manufacturing Company Textile Print Sample Book Collection
The Cocheco Manufacturing Company produced textiles in Dover, New Hampshire, from 1827 until its purchase by Pacific Mills in 1909. Cocheco continued to operate in Dover, and for a period in Lawrence, Massachusetts, until ceasing production in 1937. The collection consists of fabric and print samples in a variety of forms, including engraver’s sheets; sample sheets; salesman’s folders; and individual fabric pieces.
Object ID: 2017.84.0.1
Creator: Cocheco Manufacturing Company
Inclusive Dates: circa 1880-1890
Size: Approximately 66 cubic ft. (109 boxes)
Collection Access & Use
Item Location: Not Currently On Exhibit
Access Restrictions: This is an UNPROCESSED COLLECTION and has not yet been prepared for routine service (i.e. housed for safe handling, labeled, and cataloged). Access may be restricted in order to maintain physical and intellectual control, and is at the discretion of archives personnel. Researchers interested in access to unprocessed collections should contact Benson Ford Research Center staff to discuss collection availability.
Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of American Textile History Museum.
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