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Sewing Box

1991.276 (RS21509)

Description

Rectangular form with hinged lid, case with one long drawer fitted with four compartments; painted yellow and decorated with freehand border of rose vines, enclosing red, blue, bold shaped reserves containing decals at top and sides, decal of Indian on lid, decal of East view of Faneuil Hall Market, Boston on underside of lid; box and drawer lined with marbleized paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Associated Building
Used At Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.). Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Box
Box, Needlework
needlework (visual works)
Painted
painting (coating)
sewing boxes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 x 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.276
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2268

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