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ID number:  WB-HC0919
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne House Collection
Artist / Maker:  Abel Morrall
Title / Object name:  Leather needle case
Object type:  Needle case
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, Worcestershire
Date made:  1890-1910
Materials:  Leather; Paper; Wool; Steel
Measurements:  overall: 9 cm x 7 cm (H x W x D x Dia x Wt)

Leather needle case with 'Needles' inscribed in pyrography on front cover. Inside, a paper page with brand name in art nouveau style cartouche: THIS NEEDLE BOOK IS FURNISHED WITH ABEL MORRALL'S NEEDLES WHICH ARE MADE IN ONE QUALITY ONLY, THE BEST! AND HAVE OVER A CENTURY'S REPUTATION. Underneath, an image of two foxes with CROSS FOX. Textile pages contain a series of needles of different sizes, with paper labels describing their purpose.

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