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Sewing basket

Description

Wicker sewing basket decorated w/ purple ribbon containing: tape measure, two skeins of silk thread, 7 spools of thread, two cards of mending silk, pair of sewing scissors. 60" cloth measuring tape--faded. Skeins of thread: blue and white. Spools of thread: 3 white, 2 purple, 1 blue and 1 black Cards of thread: red and black Scissors: 4 3/4" x 1 1/2"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BASKET, NEEDLEWORK
needlework (visual works)
Possibly silver (metal)
sewing baskets
Silk
silk (textile)
Silver
Straw
straw (plant material)
Dimensions
3.5 (H), 7.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.552
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19936

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