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A Georgian whitewood reel and sewing box of rectangular form, the sliding lid decorated with a church in landscape on a black ground. Divided  Interior lined with the original pink paper lining, twelve sections. Original brass pin which pulls out to release a drawer underneath for storage of scissors, pins etc. 

Interestingly there is the original lock and key to lock the cotton/silk compartment.

In the drawer underneath also lined with pink paper is a little note, found in a box similar to mine, an extract from a needlework book ..... see images.

It measures 19cm w x 13.5cm d x 11cm h.  c1825/1830

Antique Whitewood Sewing/Cotton Reel Box

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