Needlebook

American
second half of 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

9 x 6 x 1.6 cm (3 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2119

Medium or Technique

Silk, paper, and silk ribbon

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Needlebook; center portion of ribbed white silk shaped like book with edges of green and white silk; on each side, two leaves of white wool edged with green silk buttonhole stitch; covers of punched embroidery paper with floral spray painted in center panel of each cover, and tied with green silk ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca M. Arrington