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Sewing box

1964.271 (RS80822)

Description

Rectangular form w/ canted corners; four gilded carved feet. Straight sides. Lid hinged at back has Chinese figures and foliage motifs in gold. Interior partitioned to hold ivory sewing implements; drawer below.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1824
Material
gilding
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
Chinese export
Gilded
gilding
Lacquered
lacquering
needlework (visual works)
sewing boxes
Trade
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.25 x 14 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.271
GUSN
17366

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