Shield shaped Mending Kit

Maker and role
S.M & Co.
Production date
1916-1955

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Silver shield shaped mending kit. Double ball clasp to top, red reflective cross to centre set behind the outer casing. Just below this is the hallmark. Hinges to the bottom of the shield. Reverse has a ring loop to top and the hallmark at the bottom. Inside is shot silk lined in a deep pink. To the inside front case is a pocket which would have held cotton, now holds a section of plaster, inside the back case is a loop of blue elastic holding a pair of scissors in place. The scissors are brass with silver coloured tips to cutting blades.
Collection Type
Objects
Production Place
Media/Materials
Catalogue Number
3055/25

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