Work case

Early 19th century

Object Place: USA

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton print, linen lining, and wool

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Printed cotton work case, long rectangle in shape, greatest part of length stitched for holding knitting needles, open pocket flap at lower end containing paper of pins, piece of brown flannel with large cutting needle, two round dark metal buttons stampled treble plated, and open thimble; cotton material dark brown ground with small-scale lattice in cream, five petalled cream blossom with blue leaves powdered over ground; much worn, somewhat faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Carrington Weems