Theriault's Lot: 84. Superb French Tortoise Shell Sewing Necessaire with Silver Fittings 4"(10 cm.) The barrel-shaped necessaire has alternating bands of tortoise shell and mother-of- pearl,framed by narrow gilt bands and spiral rope gilt garlands,having cast bronze petal-shaped feet and bail handle. The necessaire opens to mauve-silk lined interior fitted with repousse silver plated scissors,needle case,awl,pick,and thimble. Excellent condition. French,circa 1865.
Detalles de Sewing Machine Pewter thimble - Handle turns! - Hand painted novelty