Silk, felt, plastic, metal
overall when closed: 4 x 4 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 cm )
printed: on label tied to felt: "Sewing Travel Kit / Fashioned by: / Jane Frances Ditzel / N.Y.C."
Handmade travel sewing kit made from blue, green, and white striped silk fabric with embroidered bumblebees; when unfolded, two pockets are revealed to hold sewing supplies (thread, pins, needles, buttons, measuring tape); strip of felt at center holds additional pins and small scissors. Kit held closed by silk ribbon ties; faux closure of ornate simulated pearl and gold button.
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