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Sewing box
Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon), paper, velvet, brass, wood, bone, mother-of-pearl, metal, glass, cardboard, porcelain, sterling silver, aluminium, silk (ribbon), (other materials)
(a-ee) 14.7 × 36.4 × 29.8 cm (overall) (closed)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Accession Number
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Dr Thea M. Exley, 2010
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Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Blackwood sewing box, complete with ivory cotton reels, sterling silver thimbles, button hooks and other implements. Original velvet lining with removable top tray.