I've not seen one of these before...a very dinky little soft leather purse of 3 1/2" x 2 3/4' that folds-out to 7" in length. The purse contains 6 miniature wooden pegs along with a small string Washing Line. Obviously the amenities in 'lodgings' back then were not that great.
At Molloy's MEGA ANTIQUES CENTRE, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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