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Object Of The Week

Over the next few months, we will be showcasing some of the fascinating objects (and their stories) held within our extensive collections.

Do any of these items bring back fond memories? 

Week 16: Sewing Box

This box, possibly designed for travelling, is wood-bound in brown leather with decoration round the corners and lid. 

Inside, it is lined with silk and has looped straps for implements to be stored. It is full of sewing utensils to this day.

It was made in the early 20th century by Carlisle and Watts in Edinburgh  from Carlisle and watts of Edinburgh. 

Previously Featured Objects

Here are some of the wonderful objects previously featured. Click on the objects image to find out more.