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Sewing Case

1986.261 (RS24778)

Description

Two tiered; top w/ knob; interior fitted w/ spool holders; bottom tier w/ drawer. Top tier pierced w/ bone grommets; peg feet; flame shaped spires at 4 corners of each tier.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
CASE, SEWING
ivory (tooth component)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
sewing boxes
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
7 x 7 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.261
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50765

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