Interlocking needle case

Object Number: 
1941.684ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Maple, wool, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
Side A: "A HAPPY / XMASS" Side B: "A MERRY / CHRISTMAS"
Description: 
Needle case with maple covers with Christmas decals on both sides; the two sides pull apart to reveal wool felt corriagation lined with purple paper, the ridges on the sides interlock to close.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lucille de Luze Foley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group