Sewing Supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.634
Date: 
1878-1900
Medium: 
Horn, wood, tortoise shell
Dimensions: 
8 x 4 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
This wooden box hold samples of buttons. The paper label on top reads, in part, "Schulte & Linden, Ludensheid./ Samples of No Value/Arthur Gibb/ Care of Mstrs. Mills & Gibb/ New-York". Inside are four cards with @ 24-28 buttons each of horn and/or tortoise shell.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group