Pasteboard Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-11127

Description

Pasteboard oval box covered with block printed floral wallpaper, the lid is stuffed with fabric to make the pincushion top. It has a white floral pattern, block printed on green ground with orange edging; on the pin cushion lid is a priated cotton of black flowers on a red ground and stuffed with straw and burlap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
cotton (textile)
pasteboard (paper)
straw (plant material)
wallpapers
Box, Needlework

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.460AB