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Sewing kit

1998.553 (RS21705)

Description

Leather covered sewing kit. Oblong pincushion wrapped in black leather. Pincushion threaded to leather and purple silk pouch w/ 3 cotton pieces for needles. Pieces edged in yellow and green scallops. Leather at end of pouch w/ 2 white ribbons to tie pouch around pincushion.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
leather
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
housewives (containers)
KIT, NEEDLEWORK
leather
Leather
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
needlework (visual works)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
1 x 7.25 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.553
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19937

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