Work box

Austrian
19th century


Object Place: Austria

Dimensions

Overall (Open): 20 x 20 x 4.5 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1356

Medium or Technique

Leather, gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A work box of black leather trimmed with gilded studs and gilt wire and gilt bosses, oval in outline, designed to stand on four gilt studs, top hinged and fastened with gilt clasp, and hinged to open wide, lined with deep pink silk which extends upward to form drawstring bag with leather bottom; stamped in gold on bottom: K.K. patent. A. Klein in Wien.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes