This item is a 19th Century LEATHER SEWING PURSE with GILDED BRASS SEWING TOOLS. It features a leather carrying case or purse with brass trim and a lovely hand-painted hummingbird on the top. The case is in excellent complete condition with no tears or missing pieces. The sewing tools include a scissors, a needle case, a thimble, a bodkin and a stiletto all of which are gilded. The gilding is complete and in excellent condition. There is a small oval mirror inside the top which is very cloudy. The lining is green silk and is in excellent condition. The tool shelf lifts up and reveals a storage space which is likewise lined. The metal clasps works smoothly and hold firmly. The purse measures 5" by 2 1/2" by 2" high.
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