Box, Needlework
Box, Needlework
Box, Needlework
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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Box, Needlework


Accession number: CC.538
Date: before 2005
Materials: Cardboard
Measurements: 5.2 cm W x 10.6 cm H x 6.6 cm DepthWith lid on
Marks/Label: Divider card at back is marked - M. Dixon. On the lid is marked in gold - Lady's Companion.
Narrative: Was used to hold sewing hooks, crochet hooks and other sewing implements.
Description: Small case, shaped like a book. Made of cardboard and covered with thin brown leather, embossed with gold designs around the edges and with "Lady's Companion" on the front. Front is curved outwards slightly as a book spine. Sides are incised with a scroll design. Inside is divided into 6 sections. Interior is covered with paper printed in a tiny vine design (blue-grey on white).