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Needlecase

Needlecase

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ceramic and paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs J. Taylor

  • Museum number:

    T.292:1, 2-1979

  • Gallery location:

    Boardroom, case BCB6 []

Physical description

Needlecase of ceramic and paper.
White cylindrical case decorated with a blue floral pattern in a debased Chinoiserie style. The upper third of the case detaches and slides onto a stiffened paper inner tube to close the case. The join is marked by three decorative bands in red and gold. The upper section is marked inside with the number '45'.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Ceramic and paper

Marks and inscriptions

'45'
Marked inside the upper section

Dimensions

Length: 3.25 in, Length: 8.2 cm, Diameter: 0.5 in, Diameter: 1.3 cm

Descriptive line

Ceramic needlecase with floral decoration, England, 1800-1900

Materials

Ceramic; Glaze; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Floral

Categories

Textiles; Needlework accessories; Ceramics

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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