A Stitch from Time Past: On Collecting Antique Sewing Boxes


For the March/April 2024 issue of the Magazine Antiques, we wrote about the sewing boxes as symbol, object, and tool through the lens of female architect Theodate Pope Riddle (1867-1946) and her experience as a woman at the dawn of the 19th century walking the line between living in tradition and collecting the ephemera that links us to the past.

Read Here: Object Lesson — Sewing Boxes

Learn more about the magazine ANTIQUES, an over 100-year-old publication. How many magazines focused on antiques can say that their earliest issues are now antiques themselves? 

screenshot of the first page of the Object Lesson article on sewing boxes in the March/April 2024 issue of the Magazine Antiques

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