Antique Sewing Boxes and Baskets
Before mass-produced clothing became affordable, sewing was a way of life for people around the globe. Most often, women were charged with seamstressing duties, and at a young age, girls were required to master complicated sewing skills. As a result, containers such as boxes and baskets designed to hold sewing tools were widespread and diverse. The earliest sewing containers were simple bags made of fabric or leather. However, by the 18th...