Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836

This layered sewing box, Shaker in origin, is a popular American style. The top lifts off to reveal eight spindles, corresponding with eight thread ports. There is a storage drawer at the bottom. An original paper label inside reads, 'Purchased June 1836 Susan A Clark Age 15'. The box includes two reels of silk thread, a packet of needles and a cream pincushion with deep pink decoration which could be used on a chatelaine or to replace the pincushion on the lid if preferred. In good condition, great original patina. There is a small hole to the bottom back and a couple of small chips on the corners. The original pin cushion that would have been attached to the top round handle is off and has been replaced with a smaller one. Length 5.25 ins (13.25cm), width 7 ins (17.75cm), height 7 ins (17.75cm). Weight 398 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "Antique Boxes - Inside and Out", on page 332.

Item ID: GEC-0059

Early Shaker Sewing Box, Folk Art, Two Layers & Pincushion, dated 1836

$700 USD

Add to Cart Make Offer
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

16 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List


The Discerning Collector


Genevieve Cummins
Sydney
Australia
  

An Author’s enticing collection of Special Boxes, Chatelaines, Watches and Fashion / Accessories.

Many quality, rare and unusual items available - check out our Ruby Red Sale, You may find a treasure for YOUR collection

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2015

Shipping & Handling:To Be Determined
Insurance:To Be Determined
Shipping to: USA
change

More from The Discerning Collector