Sewing box

Title:
Sewing box
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Wood, metal, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 6 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Wooden acorn shaped sewing box containing a metal thimble, and bobbin holder with a bobbin. The bobbin is hollow inside and doubles as a needle case for five needles and three pins.
Object Number: 
Z.1541.3a-m
Marks: 
stamped: around bottom rim of thimble: "REWARD FOR MERRIT."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group