This selection of Georgian bone sewing tools and accessories dates to the early 19th century, circa 1820. The turned and carved bone tools were produced in England and are ideal for anyone who has a passion for all things sewing or who wishes to complete a regency work box. The selection includes the following items:
This decorative bone acorn thimble case dates to the early 19th century, circa 1820. It is modeled as an acorn and features a carved screw top lid which opens to reveal storage for a thimble, the thimble shown in the images is included. This a quality item from the Regency era.
An early 19th century bone Cotton Barrel which dates to circa 1820, its purposes was to dispense cotton via a tiny hole in the side of the barrel. It is complete with old cotton and its original wooden spool.
And finally an early 19th century bone double spool holder which dates to circa 1820 and was designed to sit in the compartment of a ladies sewing box/ work box.
Measuring: Thimble holder diameter 7/8 inch (2.3 cm). Width 1 5/8 inch (4 cm). Barrel diameter 7/8 inch (2.5 cm) by height 1 3/8 inch (3.8 cm). Spool holder diameter 0.75 inch (2 cm) by width 2 5/8 inch (6.5 cm).
Condition: Minor hairline, two minor stress marks to the acorn thimble holder. A few tiny nibbles to the barrel lid and body, a few tiny hairlines and a minor crack. The spool holder has a few tiny nibbles and a small glued section to the bottom holder.
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