American Decorative Arts

Needle Holder

ca. 1800

Silver, silk

2 x 2 1/8 in. (5.08 x 5.398 cm, 5 g) other (silver): 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.(1.905 x 4.763 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.100
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

This needle holder may have belonged to an individual named S. Benezib.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

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