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Dutch Silver Knitting Needle Sheath (Copy)



A silver knitting needle sheath decorated with embossed figures including a mother with children and crowned with what appears to be a man and woman holding hands in a wedding ceremony. Clip-on the side of the tapering body. Mark on rim not identified unable to be distinguished. Tested silver 925. Circa 1790-1810.   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. Slight damage to the opening for the knitting needles.

Dimensions: Weight 20gm, Length 17cm