Sewing book

Object Number: 
INV.12339
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silk, velvet, felt, wood
Dimensions: 
book: 3 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. ( 9.5 x 11.7 cm ) flagstaff: 11 x 1/4 in. ( 27.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Handmade sewing book with silk cover in the design of a U.S. flag with blue canton with thirteen embroidered stars; red velvet stripes; red fringe and red cord along the hoist tied to the woodedn flagstaff; lined with black silk; three black felt pages to hold needles.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group