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Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.619ab
Date: 
1750-1780
Medium: 
Copper, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
written: on calling card attached to case: "Early Spanish enamel needle case/Loaned by" printed: on calling card attached to case: "Mr. & Mrs. John Rogers./New Canaan, Ct."
Description: 
Two-piece rounded rectangular needle case with enamel finish; pink background with cartouches with painted landscape scenes; cartouches outlined in rococo gilt scrolling.
Gallery Label: 
This needle case was owned by Mrs. John (Harriet Moore Francis) Rogers, Jr. (1841-1927), wife of the sculptor John Rogers. They lived in New York until 1877, when they established their residence in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group