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Sewing Box

1991.157AB (RS20854)

Description

Small round box with straight lap fastened with copper nails and wooden pegs; lined with silk brocade; contains needleworking items.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
varnishing
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
containers for textiles and needlework
Maple
maple (wood)
needlework (visual works)
sewing boxes
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
2 1/4 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.157AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2146

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