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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    AN UNUSUAL BOX OF SPOOLS OF SILK THREAD

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL BOX OF SPOOLS OF SILK THREAD
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    An original papier-maché shallow box containing seventy wood spools of colored silk thread, together with a wood bobbin and four painted star-shaped reels for holding thread
    Box 13 x 10 in. (33 x 25.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Purchased London, late 1970s.