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Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9814ab
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Silver gilt, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 3/8 in. ( 7 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical metal needlecase in two pieces, one slides over the other near the center, covered in bands of blue silk floss wrapped around closely, and bands silver wire mesh.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group