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Tricorn Hat Needlecase

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This chapeau-shaped cushion belonged to the Longfellow family of Portland, Maine. This needlecase opens up to the shape of a tricorn hat.

Other Information


  • Title: Tricorn Hat Needlecase
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silk
  • Dimensions (cm): 5 x 10
  • Local Code: A85-626
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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LC Subject Headings

Longfellow family (Portland, Me.)
Sewing tools and equipment
Pincushions

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Needle case

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