Port Family Collection :
Object Name:
Box, Pin
Object ID:
2013.400.112
Date:
1900
Description:
"The Lady's Own Toilet Pin Box" for fabric pins. Rectangular metal box with hinged lid on which a goat and a unicorn rear beside a coat of arms featuring red quarters with gold stars and a sash "Best Pins". The background is a cream square flanked with black and white flowers on white. At the bottom are the words "Short Whites". Inside the lid reads:
The Lady's Own Toilet Box Manufactured by Tubbs, Lewis & Co. Limited London and Wotton—Under—Edge England is an indispensible companion to Ladies at home, abroad, in the boudoir, touring, visiting or the hotel. Being made of the finest brass wire and carefully silvered, these Pins may be used without risk in the finest materials.
Title:
Pin Box
Dimensions:
H—2.3 W—5.7 L—8.2 cm
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