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Sewing Case

1934.1877AB (RS244302)

Description

Small rectangular sewing case with pin cushion lid. Pin cushion is stuffed velvet painted with flowers. Gilt trim on sides of lid and box, embossed with geometic circle and dot pattern. Lined with yellow paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"pin- cushion in / baby basket of / Mother's mother." and "Harriet Homer married / Charles Whiting 1822 in Boston" (Two notes found inside box)
Descriptive terms
CASE, SEWING
sewing boxes
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1877AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37117

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