late 18th-early 19th Century
Overall: 2 3/4 x 3/4 in. ( 7 x 1.9 cm )
Silver filigree needle case in two pieces. The top piece slides over the collar of the base. Both portions are decorated with rose pattern filigree over a solid metal tube, accented with metal beading on either end. Both portions have two metal loops, one on each side, presumably for hanging.
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