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Sewing baskets. Even before I could sew, my mum's sewing basket was a source of fascination. Beautiful colours of threads and darning wool, tape measures and lots of other little scissors and gadgets, and a box of buttons that were as much fun to play with as a box of old coins!
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An early Victorian rosewood, cut mother-of-pearl and bobbin moulded sewing and jewellery casket, An early Victorian rosewood, cut mother-of-pearl and bobbin moulded sewing and jewellery casket, the sarcophagus form lid opening to reveal a ruched lid panel within a tooled leather surround over a compartmentalised tray with tooled leather lids and fittings, the front enclosed by a pair of doors opening to reveal three drawers, turned knob side handles, bun feet, 34cm wide,
Sewing Box thumbnail index, a pictorial reference to antique sewing boxes
A number of sewing boxes on this site. SB498: An early 19th Century fully fitted Chinese export lacquer combined sewing and writing box of rectangular form opening to a fully fitted sewing tray with turned and carved ivory tools and having a drawer fitted for writing. Circa 1800