Lady's companion, in separate components, 1771-1800.

Image number: 10304617

Lady's companion, in separate components, 1771-1800.

Made of silver with engraved decoration, this is a sewing box which unscrews into separate components as seen here. A thimble, a bobbin, a patch-box, a vinaigrette and a needle case make up the set.

Image number:
10304617
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
28 October 2003 11:35
Image rights:
Science Museum