Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-50582

Description

A rectangular brown 'ribbed' leather with brass studs. It has a slightly domed hinged lid with a brass bail handle and filigree clasp. It is silk lined with a fitted interior and oval mirror.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
brass (alloy)
leather
lining (process)
silk (textile)
Leather
Brass
Silk
Lined
BOX, NEEDLEWORK

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1.875 x 5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.8