Straw Work sewing box, tortoiseshell needlecase, and metal hemming bird, 3 items total. 1st item: Napoleonic Prisoner of War sewing box with various marquetry designs made of colored straw; canted top lifts to reveal a fitted interior with pincushion, mirror, and spools. One drawer below. 5 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W x 6 1/2" D. Early 19th century. Condition: Overall excellent condition with a few small losses and areas of wear to edges. 2nd item: Tortoise and mother of pearl needle case or trinket box in the form of a miniature cutlery box. 2 1/4" H x 2" W x 2" D. Late 19th century. Condition: Some veneer repairs and glue discoloration to mother of pearl sections. 3rd item: Victorian Metal hemming or sewing bird shaped clamp with pincushion. 5" H. Condition: Some wear and fading to pincushion, oxidation to metal, overall good condition. CONDITION: See item description.
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