1955.0136.079 Tool (for sewing), Needle & Thimble Case
  • 1955.0136.079 Tool (for sewing), Needle & Thimble Case
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Tool (for needlework) (Needle and thimble case)

  • Category:

    Tools

  • Place of Origin:

    Probably England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1675-1725

  • Materials:

    Silver; Iron; Steel

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0136.079


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Object Number

1955.0136.079

Object Name

Tool (for needlework) (Needle and thimble case)

Category

Tools

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Probably England, United Kingdom, Europe

Origin Notes

A previous cataloguer suggested the case was possibly made in Asia or Europe. On March 7, 1991 S. B. Swan commented that the origin was England.

Date

1675-1725

Materials

Silver; Iron; Steel

Dimensions (inches)

3.5 (L) , 0.87 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

8.89 (L) , 2.22 (W)

Measurement Notes

Overall length is with silver ring. Per previous cataloguer.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Rogers, Gay Ann. 1983 An Illustrated History of Needlework Tools.
pg 65-68