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Sewing box

Object Number: 
Z.3278a-e
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, velvet, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 1/2 x 2 in. ( 7.6 x 11.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular dome-topped wooden sewing box covered in green velvet; gilded arabesque decoration on top; metal bail; pink velvet on the inside; mirror on inside of lid; removeable tool holder which holds a needle case and a pick; below are 3 compartments with pin cushion, thimble holder (thimble missing) and a shallow compartment; chains and other objects included.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group