Pennsylvania: c. 1940's. Four linen strips, 42 x 8.25 inches. These decorative, hand embroidered pieces feature a poem for housewives - striving to perform in a thrifty manner. Pennsylvanian German. The second stanza ‘mite’ likely refers to the biblical currency. Cream linen, blue embroidered, some fraying. Roughly translated: Auj jedem Schrank.....
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1978. Staplebound. 63 pages. 8.5 x 11 cm. Reproduction of 1936-37 Catalog, distributed by Gladys Koch Antiques, Stamford CT, with introduction. Chase chrome wares featured Art Deco decorative home and kitchen appliances. Black and white photographs of each item with description and price. Clean copy.