Needle case

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-10375

Description

Folding cardboard case in the shape of a milk bottle, printed in orange (cap and label with slogan); inside right, rectangular gold cigarette paper, with textured spider web design with 2 needles and 2 pins with round heads (one pearl) piercing two ridges; on left, vertical folding black paper case with 5 needles in inside pocket; label on outside printed in red, green and gold with flowers and robed woman holding oval shield and septre fork in oval; red border

Details

Descriptive Terms

needle cases
cardboard
metal
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
steel (alloy)
Unidentified Metal
Cardboard
Unidentified Paper
Steel
Transfer Printed
CASE, NEEDLE

Inscription

Printed on 1) front and back 2) inside label: 1) Hood's/ It's fresh! It's good!/ It's Hood's 2) Dix and Rands/ High Grade/ Sharps/ 3/9/ Best Quality/ Made in Germany [on sides]

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose and Emily C. Hood

Accession Number

1995.557.1