Needle holder in form of fish

Made:
1851-1920 in China
maker:
Unknown

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Cloth needle holder(?) in the form of a fish, black silk head, sling for suspension stuffed with seeds etc, nicely embroidered with fish, Chinese, 1851-1920

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A659646
Materials:
cloth, complete, glass and silk
Measurements:
sling, doubled: 320 mm
type:
needle holder
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Carney, C.E.A.