Small Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-48153

Description

Small rectangular paper box with pincushion lid. The pin cushion, made of tan velvet, has theorem painted image of basket containing flowers. Pin cushion is bordered by twisted tan and ivory twine. Box covered in light green paper and gold embossed paper trim. Interior of box is lined with pink paper. Mirror affixed to interior of lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
glass (material)
Box
Box

Inscription

"These glasses belonged/ to Grandma Frances / and I remember them / in my childhood. / Probably nearly 90 yrs. / old. Same box, as always / in. Lilian F. Packard. / June. 1926" (Note on paper inside box.)
"F. B. Packard / Given to Mother / when a little / girl." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

2 x 4 5/8 x 3 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie T. Packard

Accession Number

1970.78AB