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Sewing box with contents and assorted 19th century Berlin work patterns. Regency period sewing box with veneered and inlaid edges, ivory shield shape escutcheon, and four brass paw feet. Center top has inset section with of berlin needlework with beadwork reading "Elise Rorhbein." Paper lined. 6"H x 9-1/2" W x 8-1/2" D. English or Continental, 19th century. Includes various sewing notions and implements including 3 darning eggs, lace punch pattern, 2 very early pattern books showing alphabet and other stitches, a German Embroidery pattern album, several cross stitched bookmarks and other items on perforated paper, some plain perforated paper. Also includes 13 nineteenth century Berlinwork patterns, assorted small florals, plus 8" x 11" Berlin woolwork patterns by Louis Gluer (cat and horse's head), Carl F.W. Wicht (slipper and floral), L.A. Grunthal (mother and child with dogs). Provenance: estate of Isabel Pesek, Ames, Iowa. Condition: Areas of veneer lifting and loss, several missing sections of inlay. Some paper loss to interior.