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Needlebook

Description

Bell shaped needlebook with blue silk plaid covers; inside lining of light green silk; two red wool pages; one off white wool page; red silk around perimeter containing five pins.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th century
Inscriptions
"NEEDLE-BOOK MADE/IN AN OLD-FASHIONS PAT-/TERN, BY ONE OF THE UPHAMS/LADIES-ABOUT 75 YRS. AGO." (on envelope)
Material
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Case, Needle
needle cases
silk (textile)
Unidentified Textile
wool (textile)
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.1645
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Chester H. Arnold and Miss Esther Upham
GUSN
32987

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