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Needle case

Needle case

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1830-1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Card, flannel, ribbon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Countess Gravina

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Needle case made of two roundels of white card, each with serrated edges and decorated by blue silk strung across from one edge to the other. Between the two pieces of card are two roundels of cream flannel in which are several needles. The cards and the flannel are sewn together at one point and decorated with bows of blue ribbon. Ribbon ties are attached to the edge opposite for holding the case closed.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1830-1869 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Card, flannel, ribbon


Diameter: 2.5 in, Diameter: 6.3 cm

Descriptive line

Needle case made of card and flannel, England, 1830-1869


Needlework accessories; Textiles


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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