Archive Record

Object Name Stationery
Catalog Number 2014.024.092.a-d
Description These items were most likely designed by Ruth Simpson for the Turner Manufacturing Company.

a) This item is a piece of stationery produced for the Turner Manufacturing Company. In the upper left hand corner there is an image of a woman wearing a dress and around her it reads, "Stop wear and tear with Turner Wear". At the bottom of the page it reads, "Industrials, Canneries, Laundries".


b) This item is a card that describes a certain type of dress made by the Turner Manufacturing Company. It has an image of the front and back of the dress. It is style 454. There is a description under the images that reads, "This style features multiple rows of tucks with small pearl buttons and ribbon tie as illustrated. Has front and back yoke with fullness in back for comfortable fit".
Under the description there are two columns of information. TurnerWear Pre-Shrunk, Vat Dye
Vat Dye Linene Slub Broadcloth
Max. Shrinkage 2%
Dark Blue Copen
Light Blue Aqua
Light Green Tearose
Rose Nile
Lavender Tan
Tan White
White Lavender
Light Blue


Then under those columns it reads, "Trim -- Self, All Standard Sizes, Turner Manufacturing Co., Chattanooga, Tennessee".

c) This item is a card that describes a certain type of dress made by the Turner Manufacturing Company. It has an image of the front and back of the dress. It is style 449. There is a description under the images that reads, "Cleverly designed waist line style with rows of diagonal pin tucks, puff sleeves and buttoned cuffs".
Under the description there are two columns of information. TurnerWear Pre-Shrunk, Vat Dye
Vat Dye Linene Slub Broadcloth
Max. Shrinkage 2%
Dark Blue Copen
Light Blue Aqua
Light Green Tearose
Rose Nile
Lavender Tan
Tan White
White Lavender
Light Blue

Then under those columns it reads, "Trim -- White Collar, All Standard Sizes, Turner Manufacturing Co., Chattanooga, Tennessee".

d) This item is a card that describes a certain type of dress made by the Turner Manufacturing Company. It has an image of the front and back of the dress. It is style 456. There is a description under the images that reads, "This Shirt Waist Dress designed as illustrated for smart tailored appearance and comfortable fit".
Under the description there are two columns of information. TurnerWear Pre-Shrunk, Vat Dye
Vat Dye Linene Slub Broadcloth
Max. Shrinkage 2%
Dark Blue Copen
Light Blue Aqua
Light Green Tearose
Rose Nile
Lavender Tan
Tan White
White Lavender
Light Blue

Then under those columns it reads, "Trim -- White Collar, All Standard Sizes, Turner Manufacturing Co., Chattanooga, Tennessee".
Date 1940-1955 circa
Extent of Description a) 8.50" 11.00"
b-d) 4.00" x 8.00"
Accession number 2014.024