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Sewing Box

Description

Shaker "carrier" sewing box, maple, of oval form, with four laps held by copper tacks, handled, lined with white silk attached to box by ribbons; sewing accessories inside.

Details

Maker
Shakers (Maker)
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: trademark of Sabbathday Lake Shakers, Maine (see accession file for sketch).
Location of origin
Sabbathday Lake, ME, USA, New England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
varnishing
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
Maple
maple (wood)
needlework (visual works)
sewing boxes
Shaker
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
11 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.159
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2148

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