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Knitting Needle

2008.12.149.2 (RS31007)

Description

A single steel knitting needle with a calling card attached of "Mrs. Charles C. Jones"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 18th Century
Inscriptions
"Mrs. Charles C. Jones/ 81 Oxford Street/ Cambridge"
"Knitting sheath/ A present to a / bride about 200/ years ago."
Material
paper (fiber product)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Needle, Knitting
paper (fiber product)
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 1/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.12.149.2
Credit Line
Gift of Richard C. Nylander
GUSN
223165

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