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Needlecase: hinged lid

Object Number: 
INV.9832
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical tortoise shell needlecase with octagonal faceted sides tapering narrower towards the bottom, hinged metal lid with florette collar, metal cap at the base. Small loops for hangin attachment at either side of silver collar.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group