Antique Treen 19th Century Rosewood Knitting Sheath

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Object Description

An extremely fine curved rosewood knitting sheath, having inlaid tunbridge ware style decoration, with an oblique ivory slot across the face to take the apron string. A silver inset diamond shaped plaque bordered in ivory and engraved, ‘A Wood Born Aug-t 26 1821. The needle end has an ivory diamond and on the back is an inlaid brass heart inscribed J.M. This is the finest quality knitting sheath we have seen, and has a lovely rich colour and excellent patination. It is a remarkable item.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:9 in. (23 cm.) x H:¾ in. (2 cm.) x D:1 in. (2.5 cm.) inches
  • country
  • year
    Circa 1821

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North Devon
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