ANTIQUE ST SILVER BODKIN NEEDLE SET SEW LACE - For Sale

ANTIQUE ST SILVER BODKIN NEEDLE SET SEW LACE
Price: $350.00
Antique engraved sterling silver bodkin and needle sewing thread for lacing thread or ribbons, sewing and hooking clothes. Could be worn as an adornment in hair or clothing. 5 pieces in original red silk and leather case.Length of each item approx 2 3/4inches. Variety of needles and bodkins, the bodkins each engraved in very fine scrolling foliate patterns and each with a reserve for engraving the owner''s name. (left empty).Very interesting assortment including a needle with a rounded shape at one end, double needle, a flattened needle (for lace?), and bodkins of various widths and with holes of various sizes. Besides the obvious use for sewing, threading ribbons, lacing corsets and other clothes, these items may have also been used to adorn the hair or clothes and in some societies, were worn on a chatelain to indicate a woman''s marital status. Marked on the back of the items STERLING. Excellent condition. Probably never used. Status: For Sale Reference#: 2461 Condition: See Description Year: See Description

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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