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Sewing Needles

Object Number: 
2002.1.2444
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
9 1/2 x 8 3/8 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
An orange display card mounted with twelve envelopes containing different size needles. Eleven needle packets are 2 x 1 1/2 in. and 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 6 gold envelopes are marked "Queen Marie/ Gold Ey'd/ Sharps", each with a different gauge size including two 1/5 and 3/9; 4/8, 5/10. The five silver envelopes are marked "Queen Marie/ Silver Ey'd/ Sharps", each with a different gauge size including 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. The twelfth envelope is 3 x 1 1/2 in. with a print of needles on the front in black, light blue and red and reads "Jubilee/ Best Yarn Darners/ Assorted No. 14-18". The display card is printed in black with Queen Marie and the words "Queen Marie Sewing Needles/ Finest Quality/ Assorted Sizes". Has a folding cardboard easel back for standing card up for display.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group