Object ID
2013.22.5
Object Name
Kit, Needlework
Date Created
circa 1920
Material
Cotton; Paper; Wax
Object Entities
Satryb, MaryAnn (owned by)
Object Description
Inside the bag is doily-making material. The bag is clear with red and blue designs on it and the entire casing is staind and damaged. The opening is pinned shut with two pins. The designs depict images such as a castle with birds flying around it within a red triangle, as well as writting in Greek. Inside the bag is a small rolled stack of white doily-making material.
Origin
The exterior wax paper bag is not the original container. It was donated by MaryAnn G.P. Satryb. Crochet and embroidery are distinct aspects of Greek culture, particularly as actvities for women.
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Citation
Kit, Needlework, circa 1920, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10132. Accessed 01/19/21.