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Needlework case

Description

Brown leather case w/ 2 brass hinges and one clasp. Blue velvet interior w/ partial needlework set, including 2 needles, one pair of tweezers and 2 pins. Leather ribbed and gilded on top. Oval shaped case.

Details

Maker
Mossman, R. (Maker)
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""R. Mossman/ 59. Regent Road/ Bramley Moore Dock/ Liverpool""
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
steel (alloy)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CASE, NEEDLEWORK
leather
Leather
needle cases
needlework (visual works)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
1 x 7 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1960
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17819

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