Needlebook

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-32987

Description

Bell shaped needlebook with blue silk plaid covers; inside lining of light green silk; two red wool pages; one off white wool page; red silk around perimeter containing five pins.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needle cases
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Unidentified Textile
Case, Needle

Inscription

"NEEDLE-BOOK MADE/IN AN OLD-FASHIONS PAT-/TERN, BY ONE OF THE UPHAMS/LADIES-ABOUT 75 YRS. AGO." (on envelope)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chester H. Arnold and Miss Esther Upham

Accession Number

1929.1645