Needle case

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1951-1971

GUSN

GUSN-10378

Description

Serpentine-shaped blue carboard case printed on front with red and white cow logo and needle and thread bordering white rectangle with title in red; back and insides white type; inside, multicoloured cigarette papers with textured web designs on white borders, pierced with needle sets; bottom has embossed metal needle threader with bust; shaped black paper insert

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Printed on 1) front 2) back 3) inside: 1) Hood [logo] Family/ Needle/ Pack 2) Compliments of .../ H.P. Hood & Sons/ Ice cream Division/ Japan 3) Rust Proof/ Hand Sewing Needles [right and left]/ Darners/ Sewing Needles [right and left]/ Threader

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

3.75 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth McAfoose and Emily C. Hood

Accession Number

1995.535