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Sewing bag

1998.4966 (RS24125)

Description

Small sewing bag--deep blue silk w/ blue and green dots; wood and cushion bottom which unfolds to reveal holder for needles (cushion tied to base of bag w/ white ribbon); white ribbon around top which when pulled scrunches top for closure of bag.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BAG, NEEDLEWORK
bags (generic containers)
needlework (visual works)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
4.5 x 4 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4966
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24051

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