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Small Sewing Box

1970.78AB (RS244294)

Description

Small rectangular paper box with pincushion lid. The pin cushion, made of tan velvet, has theorem painted image of basket containing flowers. Pin cushion is bordered by twisted tan and ivory twine. Box covered in light green paper and gold embossed paper trim. Interior of box is lined with pink paper. Mirror affixed to interior of lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"These glasses belonged/ to Grandma Frances / and I remember them / in my childhood. / Probably nearly 90 yrs. / old. Same box, as always / in. Lilian F. Packard. / June. 1926" (Note on paper inside box.)
"F. B. Packard / Given to Mother / when a little / girl." (handwritten)
Material
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
2 x 4 5/8 x 3 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.78AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Marjorie T. Packard
GUSN
48153

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