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Lacemaking equipment

Description

Cardboard box containing lacemaker's pillow made of cotton print stuffed w/ straw. Cotton print bag of bobbins (mostly bamboo). Paper lace patterns.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1840
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
cloth
straw (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cardboard
cardboard
cloth
housewives (containers)
KIT, NEEDLEWORK
needlework (visual works)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Synthetic Fabric
Dimensions
9.5 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.490
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25357

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