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Pill-shaped sewing basket with symmetrical base and lid, each with scallop-shaped sides. Wicker weave with darker dyed reeds forming decorative element on lid. The interior of the basket is padded with wool batting and lined with cream colored linen. The basket contains: two beaded and cardboard crosses; one black, yellow and cream ribbon, one purple ribbon, one cream colored ribbon [missing], one doll's dress, one paper and crosstitch picture frame, one green silk pin cushion and carrying case.
reed (grass, material)
Textileworking T&E; Needleworking Equipment
5 1/2 (H), 9 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Miss Maria Howard Thacher and Miss Elizabeth M. Thacher