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Object ID 003601

Object Name Broadway Lights Needle Book

Object Desc Cardboard needle book with needles and threader inside. Has a picture of a herbor with planes on one side with "Broadway Lights Needle Book". On the other side is a picture of a steam ship.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003221

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Sewing


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Fashion Exhibit

Object Date 1920

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Broadway Lights,sewing,needle book,

Title Broadway Lights Needle Book

Description Cardstock bifold needle book. On one outside cover, has an image of planes flying over a harbor with boats. Says "Broadway Lights Needle Book" and has "Germany" in the bottom right corner. The other side has a picture of a steamship and a sailboat with the words "Needle Book" again. Inside are 25 needles (with empty spots for 15 more needles) and a needle threader that has a man's head on it and the words "Made in Germany". The inside of the book has a blue floral pattern and the words "A Perfect Assortment Hardened in Oil".


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 0

Width 6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions while book is closed

Quantity 0



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Image Caption CMY3221



Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes 15 needles are missing.


Date SEP 12,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Fashion Exhibit from Union Depot Exhibit - automatic entry by admin