Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Needle sheath

18th century
Dutch or German
L. 7 inches (17.8 cm)
Textiles-Methods and Materials
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness, 1930
Accession Number:
Not on view
Mme Achille Jubinal ; Mrs. Edward S. Harkness (until 1930; to MMA)
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