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Civil war era sewing kit, sometimes called "Shaker kit," leather exterior, satin interior, box holds thimbles, needles, spools of thread, silk tie straps at one end. 4" across

Blouse Date: late 16th century Culture: Italian Medium: silk, linen, metal thread Dimensions: Length: 46 1/2 in. (118.1 cm) Width: 62 in. (157.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edwin O. Holter (Sarah Sage), 1941 Accession Number: 41.64