Needle case

American
About 1780


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

6.6 x 10.8 x 1.3 cm (2 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.1347

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, wool, paper card

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A brocade needle case, small envelope shaped case with two inside pockets and three red wool leaves between, outside covered with scrap of polychrome silk brocade on dark brown ground, inside covered with pink lutestring, inner sides of pockets made from playing cards.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes