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Needle case [realia]

Physical Description:
1 needle case ; 68 x 44 mm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK8806 .N44 1820
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Early 19th-century needle case, bound in red morocco. The words "Forget me not" are stamped in gilt on the binding, along with a small lyre and floral device; the item may have been given as a token of affection. The interior of the case is in green morocco, with two pockets and four small sheets of felt (affixed at the hinge) in which to hold needles. A pin cushion is integretated into the front. The loop portion of the flap style binding is lacking.
Subject Terms:
Needlework -- Equipment and supplies -- Specimens.
Pins and needles -- Specimens.
Sewing -- Equipment and supplies -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Needle cases.
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