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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Case, Needle

Accession number: 09.18.01
Date: 1890 – 1920
Materials: Leather; Fibre, silk; Metal, steel
Measurements: 6 cm L x 19 cm W
Marks/Label: 'Ich Dien' on the outside. 5 to 10 and 6, 7, 8, 9 printed on the taffeta inside. On one crochet hook Morrolls 61/2, on another Star 6 and on another Boyes 12
Narrative: The case was among things in a trunk in the attic of residence of the late Curtis Chipman and may have belonged to his mother.

A rectangular, folding leather case lined in red moire taffeta. Inside are loops and pockets to store crochet hooks (5), several bodkins, and needles. The leather has a gilded embossed design.

Manufacturer: B & B & Co