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Sewing Case

1934.3007 (RS246949)

Description

Wooden sewing box on small feet with "Ouvage" inlaid on hinged lid. Box interior contains a removeable tray lined with red velvet with pincushion and cut-in areas holding scissors, pin case, small bottle and thread winders. Under the tray, the box is lined with light blue paper and contains, a comb, music box parts, and sewing-related objects.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Henry Fowler gave this lady's rosewood / workbox, with fittings, to his wife (Sally Putnam, / daughter of Eben Putnam) as a wedding present." (Handwritten note and typed note, both with the same text.)
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chest
Chest, Sewing
sewing boxes
wood (plant material)
workboxes
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.3007
GUSN
37518

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