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Soldiers’ Sewing Kit



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A turned wooden French soldiers' sewing kit used by World War 1 soldiers for mending their uniforms whilst in the field and in the trenches. It houses a bodkin for making holes in tough fabric and bobbins for thread. There is also a sewing ring attached, an example can be seen on page 62 ‘Needlework and tools Accessories’ by Kay Sullivan. Circa 1910-1919.
Condition: Good with wear consistent with age and use.
Dimensions: Weight 20gm, Length 13cm, Width 1.5cm, Height 1.4cm .