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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:Work box
Type:Container
Place Made:North America; United States
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.1003.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Description:
Wooden work box with sliding lid. Contains: two lengths of thread wound on cardboard; an empty package of needles; two thimbles (only 1; Nov. 6,2009); one floral pincushion; one black pincushion; one pincushion in the shape of a pail; one wooden pincushion from Key West, Fla.; two shuttles; an oval piece of glass; a button; assorted hooks and eyes; two spools (only 1; Nov. 6, 2009), one empty and one wound; a needle and thread holder; a pine cone; and a nail and chain for display.

Tags:
boxes

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