Needlework case

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-17819

Description

Brown leather case w/ 2 brass hinges and one clasp. Blue velvet interior w/ partial needlework set, including 2 needles, one pair of tweezers and 2 pins. Leather ribbed and gilded on top. Oval shaped case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needle cases
needlework (visual works)
brass (alloy)
leather
steel (alloy)
velvet (fabric weave)
Leather
Brass
Velvet
Steel
CASE, NEEDLEWORK

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""R. Mossman/ 59. Regent Road/ Bramley Moore Dock/ Liverpool""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Mossman, R. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1 x 7 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1960