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Sewing Box

1991.158AB (RS20850)

Description

Oval, four-fingered, with attached handle and cover; copper and wooden fasteners; bottom unfinished; interior of silk brocade fastened to outside by ribbons.

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
Bentwood
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
containers for textiles and needlework
Maple
maple (wood)
needlework (visual works)
sewing boxes
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 6 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.158AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2147

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