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A beautifully straw worked sewing box made by the hand of a prisoner of war. (Probable Napoleonic) With a harbour scene to the lid of ships, trees, buildings and people with a chequer board border. It has a lock but no key. The sides are decorated in foliate design and the lid opens to reveal a mirrored underside depicting curtains in green and gold straw work. Three central compartments that all have lift up lids, the centre one revealing  straw work of a bird sitting in a tree, two pink colour pin cushions to the top of the two smaller compartments.

Measures 28cm long x 9cm high x 19.5cm deep.


    Prisoner of War straw work sewing box

    SKU: 3065
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