This item is a superb FRENCH SILVER-GILT SEWING SET in ORIGINAL FITTED BOX. It consists of a thimble, scissors, needle case, crochet hook, stiletto, bodkin and two thread winders in fitted mirrored compartments. All of the components are matching. The set is in its original tooled and gilt decorated leather case. The case measures 8" by 5". The set and accompanying box are in excellent condition. This is part of a collection of a major English collector. It dates c1870.