A superb carved and pierced ivory needle case of book form. It is carved with a bird and foliage within a roundel which is framed by further carving. The raspberry coloured, patterned silk shows through the piercing.
It contains a cloth for needles attached to toning ribbon. c 1830
In excellent condition.
9.5 x 7 cm
( 4 x 3 inches )
Stock no. HW47