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Etui

Object Number: 
INV.7996ab
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 9.2 x 1.9 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Brass needle case with removable lid, overall design of flowers at the intersections of diamond patterned ground in dark blue, brass geometric design on bands going around the inner and outer edges of both pieces; one end has a hand-drawn picture of a flower, the other end has a hand-drawn colonial scene, with the head of a man in front of a town with trees.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group