Box, Needlework

Poplarware sewing box, Canterbury, NH

ca. 1930

Object ID
1952.4734.1
Community
New Hampshire, Canterbury
Description

Elongated octagonal-shaped woven poplar box with lid. Lid hinged by two red ribbons and secured by red ribbon and elastic loop which fits over faux pearl bead on front. Lid and bottom edged with white kid leather skiver. Box lined with salmon colored silk which is rolled over the top box edges to finish. Lining held in place by four red ribbons tied through box sides. Interior fitted with a salmon pincushion, a beeswax cake and a red emery strawberry. Bottom covered by stenciled design wallpaper.

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (5.8 x 16.0 x 11.4 cm)

New Hampshire, Canterbury

New Hampshire,  Canterbury

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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. Box, Needlework. https://shakerml.org/object/?id=4699. Accessed on November 15, 2019

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