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Sewing Box

Description

Rectangular chest shaped sewing box, footed with bombe sides, hinged lid and hinged smaller box in lid. Cylindrical grips with applied gilt metal bosses front and back. Interior lined with raspberry pink paper and foil paper (new). Exterior veneered with mahogany.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Material
mahogany (wood)
metal
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Chest
Chest, Sewing
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
metal
Pine
pine (wood)
sewing boxes
Unidentified Metal
People and organizations
Stimson, Virginia
Dimensions
9 3/4 x 16 3/4 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.46
Credit Line
Gift of Louise Stimson
GUSN
55993

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