For sale is this circa early 1900's, dyed Vegetable Ivory Etui (a small, often decorative case, especially one for sewing, toilet articles, or the like). The case is complete with its original tassel and thimble cap and inside you can find a pair of folding scissors, a file and two bladed items. Metal is marked Germany, tiny flake on thimble. Vegetable Ivory is the hard whitish material obtained from the endosperm of the ivory nut and is not endangered, nor does it come from any animal.
Victorian Vegetable Ivory Etui Sewing Manicure Kit Germany