Item no. 28104
|Occupation: Manufacturing: garment|
|Collection: Cornell University Kheel Center|
Spools of thread in a diamond grid shelf were a common sight in garment shops throughout the twentieth century.
This photograph inspired the background image for one of the historical plaques in Union Square, NYC. See the "Tools and Skills" plaque in our exhibit on Union Square.
Undated photograph from UNITE Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.