H88.91.96

c. 1870's
Gift of Roselee Higdon
H88.91.96

"Alphabets, Bobbins and Cross-stitch: Samplers and Needlework Tools from the Collection of the Oakland Museum," History Special Gallery, 9/18/93 - 4/3/94.

chatelaine w/tools. Description: metal chatelaine w/needlework tools suspended from chains; a: head is stamped in 3 separate sections; (set of 5 tools suspended from head) b: scrollwork needlecase; c: lid of needlecase; d: scrollwork disc pincushion; e: scrollwork tablet w/2 leaves of ivory; f: thimble bucket, acron shaped; g: modern thimble, initialed "EP" and size "#10"; h: scrollwork scissor case; i: scissors with matching handle. Dimensions: a: 5" x 10"; b: 3/8" x 1-1/2"; c: 3/8" x 1"; d: 1" x 1-1/2"; e: 1 3/4" x 1-1/2"; f: 3/4" x 1-1/2; g: 3/4" x 3/4"; h: 1" x 2-1/2"; i: 1-1/2" x 3-1/4". Condition: very good. History: Betty Ault collection. References/Remarks: Please note that the thimble is much later than the rest of the chatelaine. English.

Used: needlework

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