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Sewing box

Description

Rectangular box w/ hinged lid and curved sides supported by four cast brass paw feet. Tooled decoration in gilt on red morocco leather on lid. Interior partitioned for sewing tools. Top of lid is stepped.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
See Provenance.
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
needlework (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
sewing boxes
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3.75 x 4.375 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.84
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thorndike H. Endicott
GUSN
17364

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