This is a terrific gift for the sewing memorabilia collector in your life, or perhaps a treat for yourself. It is both a piece of folk art and a variation on tramp art. It is a combination sewing box and pin cushion. The piece is finely crafted out of old wooden boxes and is beautifully inlaid with a variety of designs. On the underside an impressed logo is still slightly visible as a reminder that this sewing item was constructed from pieces of scrap wood and veneers. The inlaid designs around the top and sides are nicely executed with just enough imprecision to reflect the homemade nature of the piece. The fabric used in the pin cushion on the top is still original to the piece. Usually the fabric on this type of old pin cushion is threadbare and rather motley looking. Not so in this case as it is in surprisingly good condition. There is also blue fabric lining the drawer that appears to be quite old. There is a bit of minor damage on the drawer front where a splinter of wood is missing from the upper left corner and there is a split on the lower left corner. In our opinion, none of this is objectionable and it definitely does not detract from the look of the box. The dimensions are a maximum of 6 1/8 by 7 1/4 inches square and it stands a total of approximately 6 inches tall. The drawer front measures 1 5/8 by 3 3/8 inches.
This is definitely a one-of-a-kind item that is sure to enhance your collection of sewing memorabilia. Once it is gone, there will not be another one. You can shop with confidence at Sweetpea Cottage. YOUR SATISFACTION IS GUARANTEED. If you wish to return your purchase for any reason we gladly refund your purchase price minus shipping. Within three days of receiving your item, simply notify us by email that you wish to return it. Once we receive it in original condition in a timely fashion, then we will refund the full purchase price minus shipping charges. We will only accept PayPal as the form of payment from our international customers.
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