Knitting Needles and Case

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

20th century

GUSN

GUSN-259353

Description

Burgundy knitting needle case with grosgrain ribbon tie and pocket; 14 needle sleeves of varying size; ribbon strap with numbers 1-6 above each sleeve; top flap covers needles; manufacturer's label on pocket; 58 knitting needles made from plastic, bone and wood in various sizes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cases (containers)
ribbon (material)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
plastic (organic material)
metal
wood (plant material)
bone (material)
sewing (process)
molding (forming)
Knit
Case, Knitting Needle

Inscription

"Sara Hadley/ Needlecase/ Pats. Pend. U.S.A." (label - machine stitched)
(3) " 'BOYE' 7 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE" (incised on knitting needles)
(4)" 'BOYE' 6 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE" (cut into)
(4) " 'BOYE' U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(4) " 'BOYE' 5 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(8) " 'BOYE' 4 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(2) " 'BOYE' 2 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(2) "DOROTHY BRADFORD 10" U.S. 10" 5.4MM"
(2) " 'BOYE' 3 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
(3) " 'BOYE' 1 U.S.A./ NON-INFLAMMABLE"
"Three 'Made in England' "

Maker

Sara Hadley (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson

Accession Number

2001.241

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
United States