patch box

patch box


An oblong box with concave sides, ormolu mount and a hinged lid. Enamelled on metal and painted on the centre of the lid, on a white ground, with a small black diamond bordered by white dots in the centre of which is a spray of pink flowers, with a spray of flowers at each corner and the edge bordered by a yellow band with a scalloped edge outlined in brown. The sides are painted with four sprays of flowers direct on a white ground and the base of the box is edged in a similar yellow border to the lid.

Object Name

patch box

accession number


Place of creation

South Staffordshire



Gift of Mrs. Mary Greg


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