Needlecase



Object ID:
1976-100-9
Category:
Household Accessories
Medium:
watercolor on board, silk
Creator:
Unknown
Date:
ca. between 1800 and 1820
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Description:
Small needlecase made of heavy board. Painted yellow on outside and seamed on one end with blue silk ribbon. The two sides have since seperated. Watercolor painting on one side of cornacopia filled with flowers, a straw hat and staff are behind the cornacopia. The other side has a watercolor painting of a nest of baby blue birds with the mother blue bird bringing them a sprig of red berries. Remaining piece of blue silk tie closure on one side.

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