Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9801ab
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Ivory, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 8.3 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Bone needlecase in the form of a votive candle. The threaed lid is the wick end and has carved wax dripping, near the bottom of one side is a medallion framing a polychromed image of Mary and Jesus.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group