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1951

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2012

2022

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Sewing Case (France)

This is a Sewing case. It is dated early 17th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk, metal, wool and its technique is woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

  • Needle Case (USA)
  • carved, incised, painted wood; incised tundra swan wing bone (humerus).
  • National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, 21/800.
  • 17.2012.3

Its dimensions are

H x W: 8 x 4 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sewing Case (France); silk, metal, wool; H x W: 8 x 4 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1951-105-26

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