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Victorian Bone Sewing Needle Case & Spool


Victorian Bone Sewing Needle Case and Spool        Circa. 1880         United Kingdom

Needle case and spool hand-carved from cow bone.  The needle case has etched lines. One small diagonal line on lower part of bone case is either from nature or intentionally added.   The bone spool has a brass edge on each end with a small hole all the way through the center.    

The needle case is 3 inches long and 1/4 inch in diameter.   Weight is 6.8 g.

The spool is 1 1/4 inches long with a 1 3/4 inch diameter   Weight is 3.2 g.

Both in excellent original condition

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