Sewing Needles and Pins

Object Number: 
2002.1.600
Date: 
1895-1910
Medium: 
Paper, metal, cloth
Dimensions: 
6 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 1/2 in. folded
Description: 
This elaborate tri-fold card has printed on the front a colored drawing of an elderly woman sewing surrounded by designs. Fold one side open and there is a drawing of a girl in a fancy gown and bonnet on the right, and on the left is mounted a blue horseshoe of cloth with many different size needles mounted. Open the last fold and in the center is mounted 7 envelopes of different gauge needles marked "Dix and Rands/ High Grade/ Large Eyed/ Sharps". On the right is mounted another blue pad of cloth with different large pins mounted on it including several with large black glass heads and blue shafts. Finally, the very back has a color print of a cherub flying with a banner.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group