Sewing Supplies

Object Number: 
2002.1.616
Date: 
1890-1920
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
5 x 4 x 2 in.
Description: 
This green colored paper-covered wooden box has multi-colored floral decoration with gold trim. A label inside the lid has a black and white lithographic drawing of a factory and the words "Brook's Sewing Cottons/ Meltham Mills". The bottom label reads in blue "Brook's Glace/ Spool Cotton/ For Automatic/ and / Single Thread Machines/ Brook's Soft Finish/ For All Other Machines/ and/ Hand Sewing".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group