Sewing box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-17364

Description

Rectangular box w/ hinged lid and curved sides supported by four cast brass paw feet. Tooled decoration in gilt on red morocco leather on lid. Interior partitioned for sewing tools. Top of lid is stepped.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
brass (alloy)
leather
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Leather
Brass
Unidentified Paper
BOX, NEEDLEWORK

Inscription

See Provenance.

Additional Identification Number

178.1935

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.75 x 4.375 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thorndike H. Endicott

Accession Number

1964.84