Needle Case

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1867-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6560

Description

Brown two piece egg-shaped case has geometric carved designs circling the body; screw apart construction.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needle cases
carving (processes)
celluloid (cellulosic)
plastic (organic material)
Celluloid
Plastic
Carved
CASE, NEEDLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Central Europe

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1345AB