19th-mid 19th Century
Overall: 4 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 10.8 x 1.6 cm )
Cylindrical needlecase of polished stone in creamy verigated browns which resembles wood grain (agate?), in two parts, one slides into the other to close near the center, the inner edges of each piece are lined with brass.
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