Needle Case

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6525

Description

.1A-M) Three carved ivory cylinders threaded to screw together in sections with base and top; contains ten delicate ivory tatting needles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needle cases
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
CASE, NEEDLE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

0.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1319.1