Sewing book

Object Number: 
Z.1541.5ab
Date: 
1839-1850
Medium: 
Silk, glass, wool, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 x 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: one side of needle threader: "VICTORIA I. BORN MAY 24, 1819" stamped: opposite side of needle threader: "CROWNED JUNE 28, 1838."
Description: 
Brown silk sewing book in the shape of a bellows, floral beadwork design on one side, the inside is lined with green silk and holds one wool felt leaf, the book closes with a green silk ribbon loops attatch near the handles of the bellows which loops around both handles, the other end holds a needle threader commemorating the crowning of Queen Victoria.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group