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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
black 554 wood 4438 blonde 7 brass 1442 veneer 3 blue 690 reddish-brown 2 hinges 4 paper 704
Names
sewing box
Subjects
diamonds 119 rectangles 50 checkerboards squares 40 Summit Springs Rescue fans 13 stars 36 Photo 3 circle 44
Date:
date unknown
Dimensions:
H: 8 x 1.625 in, L: 12.75 x 10.625 in, width: 8.5 x 7 in
Remarks:
(A) Wood sewing box with raised panels on top and all 4 sides; top, sides and panels are completely covered with a pieced veneer of black, blonde and reddish-brown woods, top panel has a 4-petal design over a circle and quarter fans in the corners, side panels have 6-pointed stars, overall fill and border design of rectangles, squares, 9 patch checkerboards and bands of diamonds with 8-pointed stars at corners; shield shaped cut-out for lockplate; interior of lid has a brown wood insert with a 5 1/2 x 8" oval cut-out within which is a non-original photo reproduction of Chas. Schreyvogel's painted Summit Springs Rescue; box is lined with blue paper with gold diamond-patterned paper strips at the corners; 2 brass inside hinges attach lid to box. (B) Tray of reddish-brown wood with 7 compartments, lined with the same blue paper and gold paper strips as sewing box.
Accession Number:
1.69.184

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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