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Needle case with sewing tools

Object Number: 
Z.1549.15a-i
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Leather, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 8.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Brown leather needlecase, in the shape of a half circle, with a metal hinge at the center of the straight edge, a small latch on the round side closes the case. Line in silk and veet, contain three curved needles and five weights.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group