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Sewing Kit

Description

Fold-up pink velvet needlecase with transluscent beaded floral and leaf decoration; beaded fringe trim; interior lined with blue silk; pincushion and pocket; possible Native American origins.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 19th century
Inscriptions
"4 rt (?) 4" (handwritten)
Material
beads by form
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
beads by form
containers for textiles and needlework
Kit, Needlework
pincushions
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
3 x 5 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.96
Credit Line
Gift of Miss M. L. Dewey
GUSN
30827

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