Needle case

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

8.1 x 5.6 x 2.2 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1348

Medium or Technique

Figured silk, wool, and gilt wrapped cord

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A small white figured silk needle case, outside covered with ribbon having lining of white lutestring, two inside folded white wool leaves for needles with cut out designs and edges overcast with gold thread, outside edges and tie of gold and fine cord.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes