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Title: Burlap wrapper for Plymouth Cordage Co. Ship Brand manilla rope, circa 1940

Accession Number: 2000.76.1
Category: TOOLS - ROPEMAKING
Type: burlap wrapper
Maker: Plymouth Cordage Co.
Place: USA, MA, Plymouth
Date: circa 1940
Materials: fiber
Description: Burlap wrapper; burlap wrapper for Plymouth Cordage Co. Ship Brand manila rope, circa 1940; large rectangle of burlap; company logo printed in red, square-rigged ship in circle, surrounded by "PLYMOUTH/ TRADE 1824 MARK" enclosed within a circle made from rope with several knots; printed in red below logo "PLYMOUTH CORDAGE CO./ PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS"; printed in red to right of logo "SHIP BRAND/ Manila/ ROPE/ 5-1/2 CIR./ 150 FT."; to left of logo red arrow with "THIS END UP" on arrow; printed on left in black "143[?] LBS GROSS/ 4 LBS. TARE"; "SLEVELAY"; printed in black number illegible; under the logo "1 BLUE THD./ OUTSIDE 1 STR./ N.Y.N.H. & H.R.R."; to the right "PAT. NOS. 2. 022, 683/ 2. 022, 690/ 2. 055. 037".

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