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Sewing Box

1986.8 (RS25560)

Description

A rectangular brown 'ribbed' leather with brass studs. It has a slightly domed hinged lid with a brass bail handle and filigree clasp. It is silk lined with a fitted interior and oval mirror.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
lining (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BOX, NEEDLEWORK
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
Lined
lining (process)
needlework (visual works)
sewing boxes
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
1.875 x 5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.8
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50582

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