Sewing Implements

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Sewing Implements

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This image shows a variety of small sewing tools, including needles, a thimble, and half of a pair of scissors. The instrument in the upper left hand corner is a denier, used for measuring stitches. These tools would have been used both by Martha and by household slaves in their daily sewing chores.

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"Sewing Implements," in Martha Washington, Item #343, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/343 (accessed June 29, 2017).