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Needle case

Object Number: 
INV.9799ab
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 9.8 x 1.6 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Bone needle case in two pieces, one piece slides over the collar of the other; one piece is carved with vertical fern leaves around the case, the other piece is in the form of an arm, with the hand holding a pansy. The inside of the arm once bore a painted inscription in gold paint, now illegible.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group