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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Northamptonshire (possibly, made)
    England (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    oak, straw marquetry, bone

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lewis Leppard

  • Museum number:

    T.121-1909

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Small box for four reels of thread, oak covered with straw marquetry in geometric strips with borders of diamonds and inset dots, each side of box and sliding lid with an inlaid marquetry oak-leaf panel. The interior of the box compartmentalised into four sections and each section with a bored hole in the side of the box lined with bone eyelets.

Place of Origin

Northamptonshire (possibly, made)
England (made)

Date

1750-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

oak, straw marquetry, bone

Dimensions

Length: 15.5 cm, Height: 5.2 cm, Depth: 5.5 cm

Descriptive line

for bobbins of cotton, 1700s, English

Materials

Oak; Straw; Bone

Techniques

Straw marquetry

Categories

Containers; Needlework accessories; Woodwork

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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