Sewing basket

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): Switzerland
Creation Date: 1840-1901  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Usage:
Total Uses: 92
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: August 7, 2007
  • Creation: 1840-1901
  • Digitized: August 7, 2007
Coverage:
Place
Switzerland
From 1840 to 1901
Note:

Owned by Johanna Spyri. Inherited by her great niece, Margarite Paur Ulrich, who presented it to Gustine Courson Weaver (Mrs. Clifford Weaver) in 1936. The basket was part of a group of items collected by Mrs. Weaver relating to Johanna Spyri and her book Heidi. Mrs. Weaver presented her Heidi materials the the North Texas State Teachers College around 1939. Transferred from the UNT Historical Collection/University Archives to the Weaver Juvenile Collection of the Rare Book & Texana Collections May 30, 2003.

Physical Description:

Rectangular wicker sewing basket with ebonized(?) decorative detailing set on four scrolling feet (one broken). Closed scrolls at corners hold pendant ebonized rings. Swing handle. 38 x 26 x 27 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 52346021 |
  • CALL-NO: PT2521.S98 W67 1840
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc2118
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public