Box of 8 Dewhurst's Sylko sewing thread

Side view of a box of sewing thread showing one of the reels of thread. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing one of the reels of thread. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing one of the reels of thread. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing all the reels in the box. Top view of a box of sewing thread showing the printed box. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing the printed box. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing the printed box.
Side view of a box of sewing thread showing one of the reels of thread. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing one of the reels of thread. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing one of the reels of thread. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing all the reels in the box. Top view of a box of sewing thread showing the printed box. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing the printed box. Side view of a box of sewing thread showing the printed box.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 001831
Date
1950 - 1970 (circa)

Description

A box containing eight reels of mid 20th century black Dewhurst's Sylko sewing thread, wound onto cardboard reels and sealed with a cellophane sleeve. The printing on each sleeve describes the thread as Silk Substitute and is branded Dewhurst's Machine Twist Three Shells Sylko. Each reel or cop contains 1oz or 28.3g of thread. The box is printed in gold, red and blue and has an oval panel in the centre carrying an image of Belle Vue Mills, Skipton, the site of the Dewhurst factory.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "Dewhurst's Sylko machine Twist. Three Shells Brand. Article no. E029. Fast colour. John Dewhurst & Sons Ltd. Skipton. 1/2 Lb Net. 227 grammes. 1oz 28.3 grammes cops. " (box)
Dimensions
Height
38mm
Length
150mm
Method Note
fibre
thread
Colour Note
thread
box