Turn of the century mail order or salesman sample antique clothing catalog

This amazing huge (18inchx18inch) clothing catalog was left by the previous owners a farm and found in a corn crib by Kenny when he was around eight years old around 1950ish. He is now 65 and still has it. The catalog is water damaged and moldy which is not surprising because it spent most all of its life in a old tool shed where it still lives today. I think the most recent dates in it were 1920-1921. Some pages were molded together and there were many places that once held samples of fabric which had long since molded away. It was surprising to open such a musty, dusty, moldy book, to see such beautiful illustrations.

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Taken on May 20, 2008