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Sewing Set Case

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Sewing Set Case

Artist: Unknown

Medium: shell and metal with velvet and silk
Classification: Textile Working T&E
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1981
Object number: 71.900.39.A
1979 York Appraisal: 660
Previous Number: 71.900.39
Accession Number: 1981.242
DescriptionRectangular shape; tortoiseshell exterior; hinged lid; seven indentions for sewing implements in interior base; dark red velvet interior lining; cream colored silk lining in lid interior.
Provenance: Probably W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted March 5, 1981 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House