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Sewing Needles

Object Number: 
2002.1.595
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. widest diameter
Description: 
This small wooden barrel dispenses different size sewing needles at the turn of the top. It is printed on the one side "Asbro/ Needle Case/ Art C 3/740/ Germany/ Place the Stroke Parallel/ with the Number Required". Numbers surround the top edge indicating different gauges. Turning the top rotates a hole around to the different gauge compartments so only the size needed comes out when inverted.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group