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A Regency red leather etui with embossed silver sewing tools.

SOLD……A Regency red leather etui with embossed silver fittings. c 1835. Taylor.

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A rare red leather case fitted with its original embossed silver sewing tools. c 1835.  The tools sit in their own red velvet lined compartments and are a folding knife, a pair of silver scissors and sheath, a silver bodkin, a silver handled stiletto and a silver thimble. All the pieces are period. The thimble is particularly rare such sets often have a more modern thimble as a replacement. 

The knife has a steel blade stamped 'Taylor'. Joseph Taylor was a well-regarded silversmith of the period based in Birmingham. 

All the pieces are in excellent condition as is their leather case.

12.5 x 6 cm
5 x 2.25 inches

 

 

Stock no. KA19