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Pasteboard Sewing Box

1992.460AB (RS21557)

Description

Pasteboard oval box covered with block printed floral wallpaper, the lid is stuffed with fabric to make the pincushion top. It has a white floral pattern, block printed on green ground with orange edging; on the pin cushion lid is a priated cotton of black flowers on a red ground and stuffed with straw and burlap.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1845
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
pasteboard (paper)
straw (plant material)
wallpapers
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Box, Needlework
cotton (textile)
pasteboard (paper)
sewing boxes
straw (plant material)
wallpapers
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.460AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11127

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