Sewing Supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.2430
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Wood, paper, metal
Dimensions: 
4 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.
Description: 
This light brown wooden box has a paper label applied to the top with a print of a young blond woman in a blue dress with a lace collar and pink flowers in her hair. A white label inside the lid is printed in blue with a calendar for the year 1894. The bottom label reads in black "Brook's Glace/ For the Willcox & Gibbs' Machine/ Brook's Soft Finish/ For All Other Machines." Opens on a hinge and latches with a metal clasp.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group