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Sewing equipment and supplies

Object Number: 
Z.1895a-e
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Wood, thread, cotton
Dimensions: 
a: 1 x 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 1.9 cm ) b: 1 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 2.2 cm ) c: 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 5.7 cm ) d: 1 1/4 x
Description: 
Sewing supplies including two spools of thread on wooden spools, two fragments of wood and a piece of crocheted white and pink cotton.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Possibly purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group