Sewing basket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-19936

Description

Wicker sewing basket decorated w/ purple ribbon containing: tape measure, two skeins of silk thread, 7 spools of thread, two cards of mending silk, pair of sewing scissors. 60" cloth measuring tape--faded. Skeins of thread: blue and white. Spools of thread: 3 white, 2 purple, 1 blue and 1 black Cards of thread: red and black Scissors: 4 3/4" x 1 1/2"

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing baskets
needlework (visual works)
silk (textile)
silver (metal)
straw (plant material)
Straw
Silk
Silver
BASKET, NEEDLEWORK

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.5 (H), 7.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.552