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Knitting Needles and Case

Description

Burgundy knitting needle case with grosgrain ribbon tie and pocket; 14 needle sleeves of varying size; ribbon strap with numbers 1-6 above each sleeve; top flap covers needles; manufacturer's label on pocket; 58 knitting needles made from plastic, bone and wood in various sizes.

Details

Maker
Sara Hadley (Manufacturer)
Date
20th century
Inscriptions
"Sara Hadley/ Needlecase/ Pats. Pend. U.S.A." (label - machine stitched)
(3) " 'BOYE' 7 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE" (incised on knitting needles)
(4)" 'BOYE' 6 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE" (cut into)
(4) " 'BOYE' U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(4) " 'BOYE' 5 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(8) " 'BOYE' 4 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(2) " 'BOYE' 2 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(2) "DOROTHY BRADFORD 10" U.S. 10" 5.4MM"
(2) " 'BOYE' 3 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(3) " 'BOYE' 1 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
"Three 'Made in England' "
Material
bone (material)
cotton (textile)
metal
molding (forming)
plastic (organic material)
ribbon (material)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
United States
Descriptive terms
bone (material)
Case, Knitting Needle
cases (containers)
cotton (textile)
Knit
metal
molding (forming)
plastic (organic material)
ribbon (material)
sewing (process)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.241
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
259353

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