Ladies Pocket Leather Sewing Bag Antique c1880

Mike Loveday


This small fitted sewing bag dates to c1880 and would have been a necessary accessory for any lady. Made of leather with plated brass frame, it is lined with purple silk and retains its mother of pearl handled tools.

Dimensions of bag: 14 x 10 x 2.3 cm or 5.5 x 3.9 x 1 inches.

Weight: 218 grams or 140 pennyweight.