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Needlecase

Needlecase

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood

  • Museum number:

    1259:1, 2-1872

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wooden needlecase, carved in a baluster shape, the lid having figures in high relief of Adam and Eve standing under the Tree of Knowledge.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1770-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood

Dimensions

Length: 11 cm, Width: 3 cm

Object history note

Purchased by the Museum in 1872 for 15s.

Descriptive line

Needlecase of carved wood, Adam and Eve, Germany, 1770-1800

Materials

Wood

Techniques

Carving

Subjects depicted

Tree of Knowledge

Categories

Woodwork; Household objects; Textiles; Needlework accessories

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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