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Antique Miniature French Doll's Sewing Etui W/ Gilded Tools * Circa 1860 For Sale
Miniature Doll's Sewing Etui
* Circa 1860
miniature antique etui is in a wedge shaped gold embossed leatherette
case and is fitted inside with tiny tools for a lucky little girl's
doll. It is lined in the original silk and velvet and the little
tools are all gilded metal. Included are a needle case, bodkin,
thimble and scissors. The needle case opens and the scissors open and
close. There is a small restoration at the opening of the needle case,
but the tools are in otherwise excellent condition.
The case is
in great condition and closes with a flip up brass clasp. It measures 1
by 1 3/8" wide (at the widest point).It
was once in the collection of Diane Pelham Burn and this is the set
that was photographed for the top plate (right) on p. 40 of her book Sew Precious, Children's
Needlework Tools & Dolls' Sewing Tools. The
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Antique Miniature French Doll's Sewing Etui W/ Gilded Tools * Circa 1860: $2,650