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Fabric Samples - Strand Distributors Pty Ltd, 1964 Document Reg. No: SH 890644

Alternative Name(s): Swatches

Fabric Samples from Strand Distributors Pty Ltd dated 18 September 1964. Used by Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, it was found in the small storeroom downstairs.

Simpson's Gloves was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Four samples of lining fabric in white, navy, black, and chocolate stapled to a piece of letterhead with a typed message.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.00 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Width), 0.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: trades, working life, glovemaking, leatherworking, fabrics, clothing trade
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: materials samples
Inscriptions: On paper: 'STRAND DISTRIBUTORS PTY LTD'
Issued By: Strand Distributors Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 18 Sep 1964
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, circa 1964

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