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Medium
cane, metal, silk
Measurements
(a) 9.0 × 22.0 × 16.0 cm (work basket)
(b) 10.0 × 4.0 × 0.3 cm (scissors)
(c) 5.0 × 0.5 × 0.5 cm (needle case)
(d) 2.5 × 1.0 × 0.7 cm (needle case lid)
(e) 8.0 × 1.5 × 0.6 cm (stiletto)
Place/s of Execution
(England)
Accession Number
D132.a-e-1976
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss H. Clark, 1976
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Black finely woven cane, lid edge is woven with a coarser cane coloured gold. Fastened with metal pinchfastening. Two hands at side and one on lid. Basket lined with green/gold quilted satin, two pockets and trimmed with blue/green, red, gold braid. Basket contains scissors, needlecase, packet of needles.