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cane, metal, silk
(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
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss H. Clark, 1976
Gallery location
Not on display
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.