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Sewing Box With Implements (England), ca. 1850

This is a Sewing box with implements. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is papier-mâché, wood, mother-of-pearl, velvet, paper, paint, gilt, ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (closed): 28.3 x 35 x 31 cm (11 1/8 x 13 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On lock: crown / "V.R. / PATENT"

It is inscribed

On lid, below image of church, written in small red letters: "Melrose"/ "[Abb]ey"

Cite this object as

Sewing Box With Implements (England), ca. 1850; papier-mâché, wood, mother-of-pearl, velvet, paper, paint, gilt, ivory; H x W x D (closed): 28.3 x 35 x 31 cm (11 1/8 x 13 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-16-a/j

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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