A Rare Napoleon III Period Sewing Necessaire Circa 1860
A very special French sewing necessaire, this example features vibrant, tufted magenta silk in beautiful condition, with an oval mirror inset into the top. Scissors, two awls, a thimble, threader, and a needle case, in silver, are all included in the necessaire.
Materials & Features: Scissors, two awls, a thimble, threader, and a needle case, in silver.
Age/Origin: French, 1860
Measurements: 3.5” x 8.5” x 6”,
Condition: Excellent condition. No marks.
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