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Child's Sewing Kit

Description

Brown leather-covered box with hook closure and hinge lid; scroll design on center of lid; red silk and velvet interior; contains silver thimble with floral design, red velvet and silver pin cushion and possibly resin, plus handwritten note.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840s
Inscriptions
"From brother Andrew/ 1846-" (handwritten)
Material
glass (material)
leather
resin (organic material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
containers for textiles and needlework
glass (material)
Kit, Needlework
leather
needlework (visual works)
resin (organic material)
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 x 2 5/16 x 1 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.3.2
Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Michie
GUSN
181268

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