This is nice example of the Tibetan sewing kit. It is a leather case, with a section that pulls out from the bottom. This pull out section  is used to hold various needles usually a couple of different sizes to accord with the needs of sewing different kinds of fabric. The needle pouch attaches to the belt by the leather cord. This particular needle case is distinguished by nice silver work, which featuring a flying dragon. Condition of this item is very good, and it is a nice find for the collector of Himalayan / Tibetan ethnographica.
 

ITEM NAME:   Needle Case / Sewing kit
ITEM CODE:   HMH-17
PRICE:   Email 
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STATUS:   Available

PEOPLE/REGION:   

Nepal / Tibet
MATERIALS:    Leather with silver
AGE:    19th early 20th C.
SIZE:    3" long
1˝" wide
9" long strap
 

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