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Sewing box

Sewing box
Title
Sewing box
Date 
1840-1880
Medium 
Wood, metal, silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 6 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Wooden acorn shaped sewing box containing a bobbin holder with bobbin which is hollow inside and holds eight needles, and a metal thimble.
Object Number 
Z.1541.3a-m
Marks 
stamped: around bottom rim of thimble: "REWARD FOR MERRIT."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group