Knitting Needle

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

Late 18th Century

GUSN

GUSN-223165

Description

A single steel knitting needle with a calling card attached of "Mrs. Charles C. Jones"

Details

Descriptive Terms

steel (alloy)
paper (fiber product)
Needle, Knitting

Inscription

"Mrs. Charles C. Jones/ 81 Oxford Street/ Cambridge"
"Knitting sheath/ A present to a / bride about 200/ years ago."

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 1/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Nylander

Accession Number

2008.12.149.2

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)