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Object Name Box, Needlework
Description Brown wooden sewing box with a hinged lid. Two inlaid wooden bands across the lid and carry on down the front of the box. Small metal rectangle in the lid with an inlaid wooden border. Another one at the front of the box which has a keyhole in the metal and a metal key with string tied to it. The base is covered in black felt.

Inside is a thin silver paper covered cardboard compartmentalized tray at the top, three compartments have a maroon fabric covered lids, one has a maroon fabric covered bottom, and the rest are silver paper covered. Under the lid is a scrunched maroon fabric covered cardboard section that is connected to the lid at the bottom and folds out to reveal another compartment, held in place by a metal clasp. Etched into the top of the metal keyhole section is "British Made".

Key is in bag inside the sewing box.
Catalogue Number 2009/223.01
Dimensions H-15 W-22 L-29.5 cm