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Object Name Hook, Crochet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00657
Date 1861-1865
Description The crochet needle is carved ivy wood with a long, thin hook and a handle consisting of four spines holding a ball. The point is a finial ornament. The decoration is called "Bird in a Cage."
Material wood
Dimensions L-8 inches
Owned Mrs. S. C. Greenhow
Made Thomas Meams, Virginia
Provenance Dr. Thomas Meams carved the crochet hook while in camp in Virginia. He gave the needle to Mrs. S. C. Greenhow and his daughter Mary in Richmond, Virginia.
People Meams, Thomas
Greenhow, S. C., Mrs.
Greenhow, Mary
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects gifts
women
Crocheting
Recreation
Camp life