Sewing book

Object Number: 
Z.1541.6a-i
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Silk, glass, wool, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. ( 1.9 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Blue silk hinged sewing book in the shape of a scallop shell, with white floral beadwork on both sides and trimming outer edge, inside is lined with yellow silk and has two wool felt leaves with eight needles, the book ties shut at the center opposite the hinge.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group