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Needle Case

1971.1319.1 (RS118096)

Description

.1A-M) Three carved ivory cylinders threaded to screw together in sections with base and top; contains ten delicate ivory tatting needles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CASE, NEEDLE
ivory (tooth component)
needle cases
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
0.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1319.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6525

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