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Sewing supplies box

1985.134 (RS118518)

Description

White box w/ silk top and sides made of gridded paper embroidered w/ beads and silk thread. Initials "SBC" embroidered in beads on one side. Interior of white silk.

Details

Maker
Possibly Coffin, Sarah (Bartlett), 1732-1798 (Maker)
Date
1825-1840
Location of origin
Newbury, MA, USA
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
Cardboard
cardboard
needlework (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
sewing boxes
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
3 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.134
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24831

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