Sewing box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1824

GUSN

GUSN-17366

Description

Rectangular form w/ canted corners; four gilded carved feet. Straight sides. Lid hinged at back has Chinese figures and foliage motifs in gold. Interior partitioned to hold ivory sewing implements; drawer below.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
gilding
lacquering
wood (plant material)
Chinese export
Lacquered
Gilded
Trade
BOX, NEEDLEWORK

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

6.25 x 14 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1964.271