Shopping Cart:  0 items


What's New?
Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * Circa 1820

Antique Carved Ivory Pin Cushion / Disc * Circa 1820
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Home » Store » Misc Sewing Tools » E411 » 2 Antique Carved Ivory Workbox Thread Barrels * Circa 1820

These elegant little antique cotton barrels are smoothly carved of real ivory. The thread was wound around the spindle inside and there's a hole in the side of each to feed the thread through. They were part of an English Regency workbox from the early 19th century.

The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or other damage. Each measures slightly over 1 1/2" high and 7/8" in diameter. Some are shown on p. 44 of Nerylla Taunton's "Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries" along with the style of workbox they are from.