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Object ID 000825

Object Name Rook Sewing Cards

Object Desc Cardboard box with sewing cards on it, and rolls of thread. The box has a yellow border, and has green filling.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000751a-q

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Toys


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Shelf 6

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Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords sewing,Rook,Parker Brothers,toys,

Title Rook Sewing Cards

Description Cardboard box that has sewing cads on it, with 4 thread rolls. It sayd "ROOK" in red and "Sewing Cards" in yellow, with white behind it. On the inside, there is a small piece of paper that advertises two other games. There are six sewing cards on the inside, 3 are completed, and 3 are partially done. There are 4 rolls of thread, one green, one blue, one yellow, and one pink. There is also orange but it is not on a holder. There are two needles. On the inside, there are three sections. Two are green and one is red, this holds the sewing cards and thread in place.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 12.5

Width 6.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Above are the dimensions of the box. The sewing cards are 6.2 inches long, and 4.2 inches thick. One needle is 2 inches, and the other is 3 inches. The yarn holders are 3.5 inches high and 2 inches thick.

Quantity 1



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Place of Origin

Maker Parker Brothers

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Image Caption CMY751a-q



Date JUN 25,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Emma Evans

Notes The cardboard box has some wear on the bottom two corners, but still useable. The small advertisindg sheet has 4 cuts into it.The 2 inch needle has rust on it.


Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 6 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin