Sewing Box; Circa 1900; 2010.88.1


Sewing Box

About this object

A brown and cream coloured cane box with a hinged lid joined to the body with cane "hooks". Cream cane is plaited. It rests on 4 short cane legs. It is lined with red quilted silk that is stuffed with some type of cushion-like stuffing. The cane work is bound with multi-stranded cotton threads.

Date Made

Circa 1900

Medium and Materials

Cane, red quilted silk,

Inscription and Marks

Pencil mark on bottom of box "3/11" maybe price
Also another pencil mark maybe J/s or Pound sign/s


height 110mm, width 150mm, depth 140mm

Subject and Association Description

sewing box, needlework box, women's work, household

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