Child's Sewing Kit

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840s

GUSN

GUSN-181268

Description

Brown leather-covered box with hook closure and hinge lid; scroll design on center of lid; red silk and velvet interior; contains silver thimble with floral design, red velvet and silver pin cushion and possibly resin, plus handwritten note.

Details

Descriptive Terms

containers for textiles and needlework
needlework (visual works)
leather
glass (material)
silver (metal)
resin (organic material)
Kit, Needlework

Inscription

"From brother Andrew/ 1846-" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 x 2 5/16 x 1 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Michie

Accession Number

2005.3.2