08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00AMCalender

Group of Shaker-made Sewing Items

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM


Group of Shaker-made Sewing Items, late 19th and early 20th century, three graduating sewing carriers, a tiered thread holder with pincushion, a hinged box with mirror and lift-out tray, a poplar-ware box, compartmented tray, and pincushion, a D-shaped wallpaper covered jewelry case, woven sweetgrass items including six round covered boxes, three with sewing implements, a pincushion, two small mats; a leather and a fabric needle case, a linen travel sewing case with painted flower design, and two silk drawstring bags, twenty-two items total, dia. 2 1/4-10 in.
Estimate $400-600


linen travel sewing case