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Given by Mr Frederick G. Richardson
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Rectangular needle case of gilt metal fitted with four flat containers for needles. Each container is pushed up for use by moving a sliding knob from side to side at the base of the case. There is a raised shield with a fleur-de-lis on either side of the case, which is decorated with incised scroll work decoration an a series of inscriptions.
Place of Origin
Materials and Techniques
Marks and inscriptions
'PATENT No.3517, 1868'
On the lid
'QUADRUPLE GOLDEN CASKET: PATENTED: G & J MORTON: CUTLERS: CHEAPSIDE'
On each side
Length: 2.75 in, Width: 1.25 in, Depth: 0.5 in, Length: 7 cm, Width: 3.1 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm
Metal needle case, England, 1868.
Metalwork; Needlework accessories
Textiles and Fashion Collection