Sewing Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-55993

Description

Rectangular chest shaped sewing box, footed with bombe sides, hinged lid and hinged smaller box in lid. Cylindrical grips with applied gilt metal bosses front and back. Interior lined with raspberry pink paper and foil paper (new). Exterior veneered with mahogany.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
mahogany (wood)
metal
pine (wood)
Empire (style)
pine (wood)
Chest
Chest, Sewing
Empire
Pine
Mahogany
Unidentified Metal
Chest, Sewing

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 16 3/4 x 9 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Louise Stimson

Accession Number

1981.46

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably