Needlecase

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

GUSN

GUSN-10294

Description

Red morocco leather, with green silk satin lining. Portfolio of several leaves of paper. Silver clasp (lower part torn off) and inside interior pocket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needle cases
leather
silk (textile)
Leather
Silk
CASE, NEEDLE

Inscription

Pencil on paper, portfolio leave: ""There is not a state in mortality/ so exquisit [sic] as the union of to harts [sic]/ joined by the tye [sic] of hymen; but/ without a mutual affection how/ irksome and insipid is the mat/ trimonial life."" ""Health, peace, and a moderate fortune/ with a few friends, sup up all/ that is requisite to temporal felic/ ity.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1995.77