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Needle Case (Germany), ca. 1820

This is a Needle case. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1957. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper. It is credited Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper.

  • Needle Case (USA), Created before 1947
  • carved, incised, painted wood; incised tundra swan wing bone (humerus).
  • National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, 21/800.
  • 17.2012.3

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 8.3 x 7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Needle Case (Germany), ca. 1820; H x W: 8.3 x 7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper; 1957-180-45

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