2005.5.11

Folded paper mending kit for silk stockings. Outside is red with various scenes of Paris printed in metallic gold and black; inside of folder is white, printed in black and contains several differnt colors of thread for mending hoisery. "Milady's Mending Kit. With, Imported Self-Threading Needle. [Needle is missing from kit; was not received as part of the donation..] Especially Adapted for Traveling or to be carried in your purse. Accurately matched silk Mending Thread, special yarn for toes and heels in the season's most popular shades, and an imported Self=Threading Needle which threads instantaneously and is especially designed for mending hoisery. Milady's Service Kit is an exclusive Realsilk Service obtained only from the Realsilk Representative. Realsilk Hosiery Mills, Inc., Indianapolis, Ind. The shades in this packet were selected by Realsilk Fashion Committee composed of Lady Egerton, Paris Designer; Elinor Patterson, debutante, actress; Katherine Hartford, style authority; Neysa McMein, famous artist and Lynne Fontanne, Theatre Guild Star. The greatest style advisory group ever assembled."

Used: mending | Hosiery | Traveling

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