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Needlecase

Description

Red morocco leather, with green silk satin lining. Portfolio of several leaves of paper. Silver clasp (lower part torn off) and inside interior pocket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Pencil on paper, portfolio leave: ""There is not a state in mortality/ so exquisit [sic] as the union of to harts [sic]/ joined by the tye [sic] of hymen; but/ without a mutual affection how/ irksome and insipid is the mat/ trimonial life."" ""Health, peace, and a moderate fortune/ with a few friends, sup up all/ that is requisite to temporal felic/ ity.""
Material
leather
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
CASE, NEEDLE
leather
Leather
needle cases
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
2.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.77
GUSN
10294

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