Overall: 3 7/8 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 9.8 x 1.6 x 1 cm )
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.
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