Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2148

Description

Shaker "carrier" sewing box, maple, of oval form, with four laps held by copper tacks, handled, lined with white silk attached to box by ribbons; sewing accessories inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
varnishing
maple (wood)
sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
Maple
Varnished
Shaker
Bentwood
BOX, NEEDLEWORK

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: trademark of Sabbathday Lake Shakers, Maine (see accession file for sketch).

Associated Building

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

Maker

Shakers (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sabbathday Lake, ME, USA, New England

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

11 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.159

Places

Maine (United States)