Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2146

Description

Small round box with straight lap fastened with copper nails and wooden pegs; lined with silk brocade; contains needleworking items.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
varnishing
maple (wood)
sewing boxes
containers for textiles and needlework
Maple
Varnished
BOX, NEEDLEWORK

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.157A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 5 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.157AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)