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Sewing Box

1977.710 (RS117029)

Description

Squared mahogany veneered body with yellow painted diamond shaped escutcheon, fitted with a mirror in lid, shelf and pin cushion; interior lined with pink, orange and red paper; contains assorted sewing accessories, needles in packages, thread, pins, thimbles, beeswax, fasteners; also contains thimbles numbers 1977.711.1-.2 and 1977.712 .1-.2.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
needlework (visual works)
Pine
pine (wood)
Sewing
sewing (process)
sewing boxes
veneer
Dimensions
3.438 x 10.063 x 7.063 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.710
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4473

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