Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2268

Description

Rectangular form with hinged lid, case with one long drawer fitted with four compartments; painted yellow and decorated with freehand border of rose vines, enclosing red, blue, bold shaped reserves containing decals at top and sides, decal of Indian on lid, decal of East view of Faneuil Hall Market, Boston on underside of lid; box and drawer lined with marbleized paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Box
Box, Needlework

Associated Building

Used At Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

6 x 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.276

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