Late 18th century
Object Place: USA
48.7 x 7 x 3 cm (19 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk brocade, wool felt, and silk tape
Not On View
A sewing case, long and narrow in shape, designed to be rolled up and tied, outside embroidered with polychrome silks in rococo stitch, design of assorted small squares, inside a series of brocade pockets designed to contain sewing equipment, at bottom a needle book of five leaves of red wool with pinked edges and cut out design, edges bound with green silk tape, tie of same tape.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes