Sewing Case

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-37117

Description

Small rectangular sewing case with pin cushion lid. Pin cushion is stuffed velvet painted with flowers. Gilt trim on sides of lid and box, embossed with geometic circle and dot pattern. Lined with yellow paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
CASE, SEWING

Inscription

"pin- cushion in / baby basket of / Mother's mother." and "Harriet Homer married / Charles Whiting 1822 in Boston" (Two notes found inside box)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cummings

Accession Number

1934.1877AB