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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 Mary T. Johnson Greenhow [Mrs. S. C. Greenhow] ; Mary T. Greenhow
Made Thomas Meams, Virginia
Provenance Dr. Thomas Meams carved the crochet hook while in camp in Virginia. He gave the needle to Mary T. Johnson Greenhow [Mrs. S. C. Greenhow] and her daughter Mary T. Greenhow in Richmond, Virginia.
People Meams, Thomas
Greenhow, Mary T. Johnson [Mrs. S. C.]
Greenhow, Mary T.
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects gifts
women
Crocheting
Recreation
Camp life