Sewing kit

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-19937

Description

Leather covered sewing kit. Oblong pincushion wrapped in black leather. Pincushion threaded to leather and purple silk pouch w/ 3 cotton pieces for needles. Pieces edged in yellow and green scallops. Leather at end of pouch w/ 2 white ribbons to tie pouch around pincushion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

housewives (containers)
needlework (visual works)
cotton (textile)
leather
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
Leather
Silk
Cotton
Machine Sewn
KIT, NEEDLEWORK

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1 x 7.25 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.553