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Object ID 1959.009.006 b
Object Name Bobbin
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line Gift of Miss Alice P. Smyth
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1850
Made John Sellers
Description Wooden bobbin in the shape of a six-pointed star (one broken tip); wound with a length of modern pink embroidery thread.
Dimensions W-1.75 L-1.75 inches
Owned Elizabeth Poole Sellers
Provenance Owned by Elizabeth Poole Sellers, the wife of John Sellers and grandmother of the donor.
Subjects Sewing equipment & supplies
Sewing
Search Terms Bobbins
Sewing
Room Read Bedroom
Material Wood