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Sewing Needles

Object Number: 
2002.1.3220
Date: 
1952
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.
Description: 
A light blue box printed in white and black with a portrait of a woman in colonial dress holding a Bible next to the words "Puritan/ Brass Rustproof/ Dressmakers' Pins", and on the side, "1/2 LB. Puritan No. 16/ Dressmakers' Pins". Still full of pins.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group