Sewing Case

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-37518

Description

Wooden sewing box on small feet with "Ouvage" inlaid on hinged lid. Box interior contains a removeable tray lined with red velvet with pincushion and cut-in areas holding scissors, pin case, small bottle and thread winders. Under the tray, the box is lined with light blue paper and contains, a comb, music box parts, and sewing-related objects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
workboxes
wood (plant material)
Chest
Chest, Sewing
Chest, Sewing

Inscription

"Henry Fowler gave this lady's rosewood / workbox, with fittings, to his wife (Sally Putnam, / daughter of Eben Putnam) as a wedding present." (Handwritten note and typed note, both with the same text.)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.3007