Date1872 – 1873
Bobbin-holder is a lantern with a glass dome-shaped stone in the center. This is attached by a clip to a chain which holds the scissors. Scissors were made by John Cooper, London (A) and (B) bobbin-holder made by Thornhill, London.
Inscriptions: Scissors: (Maker's mark) "John Cooper, 41 St. James's St, London," also symbols. Lantern: (Maker's mark) "Thornhill. 144 Bond Street, London," also symbols.
Credit LineGift of Alice and Marguerite Appleton
Object Typechatelaines (clothing accessories)
Related People & OrganizationsAppleton, Alice (associated)
Appleton, Marguerite (associated)