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16th January 2024

A beautifully worked petit point handbag made in the 1920s when hand-stitched accessories were immensely popular and a good way to show off stitching skills. Petit point is fine tent stitch worked on canvas, rather like a small-scale needlepoint, and well-suited to finely detailed, lighter items. The maker was then able to choose the handles to match, in the days when haberdasheries were many and thriving.

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