Artwork : ArchiveNo00025

Needle Case 1883






Contributor Name Catherine Smith
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Profession Historian
Location Old Portsmouth
Collection Date 28.10.06
Artefact Name Needle Case
Artefact Description Front stitched with letters 'KL 1883'. Light blue inside. The front has forget-me-not flowers embroidered on it.
Good condition.
Artefact Date 1883
Artefact Stored Sitting room
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Sample Taken Ribbon
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History of Artefact It has been hand-decorated and stitched by a young girl. It could have been her great grandmother's but as her grandmother collected sewing tools, it may have been acquired at an auction.
Historian Catherine Smith
Previous Owners Grandmother
Special Memories Reminds her of visiting her grandma and looking at all the old things she had collected. 'I was always fascinated by these collections.'
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