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Sewing box

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Hexagonal raffia and cane, orange silk lined and padded sewing box, with lined lid, which has a small handle. Includes a small, brown leather needlecase. Awarded to Jean McLachlan, 1922, at Tai Tapu School. Mr Andrew Smith's special prize for darning. Jean also won first prize for Sewing across Standards IV, V and VI in 1922. (Ref: Press, 23 December 1922, Prize Distributions,Tai Tapu School) (Ref: Press, 23 December 1923, Prize Distributions,Tai Tapu School. Jean and Dorothy Page shared this prize.)

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  • Title

    Sewing box

  • Maker

    Unknown Maker

  • Subject

    Children, Schools, Domestic Life (household items chattels food and drink), Tai Tapu, Canterbury, New Zealand, McLachlan Family

  • Additional information

    Raffia Cane Silk wood, 100 mm H, diameter 240 mm

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