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Object Name Catalog
Object ID 2014.027.002
Summary Catalog, Fashion Style by Burton Upholstery Company, Inc., January 1962. Textured (wood grain-style) blue paper cover. Front cover features six narrow vertical white stripes along spine, a black and white photograph of the two-story, brick Burton building across lower third, and following text: In white rectangle in upper right corner, black text "CATALOG / JANUARY, 1962"; in black rectangle below and to left of previous rectangle, white text "Fashion Style"; in large white rectangle below and to right of previous rectangle, black text "by / Burton"; and in black stripe below photograph, white text "TELEPHONE 88-85081 - P.O. BOX 1150 - HIGH POINT, NORTH CAROLINA". Back cover features six narrow vertical white stripes along spine. Contains information about design, fabrics, and construction, as well as black and white and color photographs of sofas, sofabeds, armchairs, and ottomans with product numbers and dimensions. Many of the photos show the products in living room settings. Photograph on page 2 shows part of Burton's factory showroom.
Date January 1962
Additional Information Catalog states that the company began in May 1933.

From Joe Brown's High Point Furniture Companies research:
Burton Upholstery Company, Inc. was first shown in 1935 city directory and continued through 1947 book; then reappeared in city directories for years 1960 through 1971.
Search Terms Burton Upholstery Company
Credit Line Gift of Randall T. Johnson