Cane, Cotton, Metal, Silk, Wool
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Dunham Massey, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
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Sewing basket and contents. Basket. Fabric, a. woven cane; b. silk warp ivory and seven shades of green, silk weft dyed coral, plain weave jaspe and shot; c. cover, green cotton warp, yellow cotton weft damask, renaissance motifs of repeating plant forms within diamond; lining, interlining brushed twill cotton; trimming, a. metal thread braid on handles, b. metal thread braid as edging to cushions, c. self fabric pin cushion, d. self fabric pockets; contents, felt, wool and silk butterfly needlecase embroidered, undyed linen bag containing jig-saw pieces, counters and two marbles, nine hexagon patchwork pieces; structure, handsewn.