17thc Birch Knitting Sheath . Friesland. C1660-80
Code: MS sold
Dimensions:W: 1.3" (3.3 cm)H: 7" (17.8 cm)D: 0.6" (1.5 cm)
A rare survival from the 17thc is this beautifully "chip" carved Birch Knitting Sheath...as you can see the carver has really shown his skill, with roundels , swirls, and floral designs...and on top of that he has put his initials or his intended, "IF" on the finial...wonderful!