Sewing Kit

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

late 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-30827

Description

Fold-up pink velvet needlecase with transluscent beaded floral and leaf decoration; beaded fringe trim; interior lined with blue silk; pincushion and pocket; possible Native American origins.

Details

Descriptive Terms

containers for textiles and needlework
pincushions
velvet (fabric weave)
silk (textile)
beads by form
Kit, Needlework

Inscription

"4 rt (?) 4" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

3 x 5 1/2 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. L. Dewey

Accession Number

1926.96