Dutch Knitting Needle Sheath
A Dutch silver knitting needle sheath decorated with bands of engraving and embossed band above a tapering octagonal body with a hook on the side. Writing engraved on side of body unable to distinguish. Tested silver 925. Circa 1861. A similar example can be found in Needlework Tools and Accessories, a Dutch Tradition by Kay Sullivan, Chapter 10 page 177.
Condition: Good with wear consistent with age and use. Tiny dents on the body visible in the photographs
Dimensions: Weight 15gm, Length 15cm