Chadwick Plush Company

The Chadwick and Chadwick Manufacturers of Imitation Seal Skin sold velours, lab robes, polarians, astrachans, plushes, moquettes, and furniture. Their biggest product was imitation seal skins.

velours – plush knitted cloth like velvet

polarians – coat ??

astrachan – astrakahn – looped wool-like cloth

moquettes – wove pile fabric

matelasses – quilt like fabric without stitches

Day Chadwick started the business in England but moved to Holyoke early on. FINDAGRAVE

In 1900 they were in the west wing of the Cabot Street Mill.

Sanborn map analysis:

Sanborn 1884 map

Sanborn 1889 map

Sanborn 1895 map

hard to find after 1900

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