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An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800.

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Reference: Sb 103.

Description:
An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. The bright yellow is typical of  early 19th century  taste. The needle cases are in the form of miniature books two titled "POEMS"  and two titled "vol". 

Origin: United Kingdom

Circa: 1800

Materials:

Size: 11cm wide.

Condition: good over all some losses to outside gilt decoration.

 

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An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture

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An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture

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 The pin cushion is is turned Dieppe work. 
An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture

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An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture

 

An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture
 Yellow silk measuring tape of fishing line form

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An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture
Yellow silk measuring tape of fishing line form

 

An Exquisite  yellow paper and gilt foil miniature fitted  sewing box. Circa 1800. Enlarge Picture

 

 

 

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