Sewing needles

Object Number: 
2002.1.685
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Paper, metal
Dimensions: 
4 3/4 x 3 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This needle package is one of four mounted together on a board for display. The front is a printed drawing of the battleship steamer "Iowa", ans the words "The Army and Navy Needle Book". On the back is an eagle on a stars and stripes shield with olive branch and arrows. Inside is orange with five individual black envelopes of different guage needles marked "Best Warranted Needles/ 1897/ 1.Qual/ Sharps".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group