Sewing case

Object Number: 
Z.1549.11ab
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Ivory, wood, graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 15.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical ivory sewing case in three pieces which screw together, with a six-inch ruler marked in red along one side. Top screw off at 3/4" mark holds a pencil. The other two peices also unscrew but the interior of the whole is hollow.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group