Sewing Needles

Object Number: 
2002.1.2442
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
9 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
An orange card mounted with four 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. envelopes containing different size needles. Each needle packet is black with a white label printed gold or silver with a red border and a black portrait of a crowned woman in the center surrounded by green leaves and red flowers. The two gold envelopes are marked "Queen Marie/ Gold Ey'd/ Sharps", each with a different gauge size including 4/8, 5/10. The two silver envelopes are marked "Queen Marie/ Silver Ey'd/ Sharps", each with a different gauge size including 1/5, 3/9.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group