Sewing supplies box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-24831

Description

White box w/ silk top and sides made of gridded paper embroidered w/ beads and silk thread. Initials "SBC" embroidered in beads on one side. Interior of white silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Cardboard
Unidentified Paper
Silk
Beaded
BOX, NEEDLEWORK

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Possibly Coffin, Sarah (Bartlett), 1732-1798 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newbury, MA, USA

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

3 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.134

Places

Massachusetts (United States)