Antique silver needle case with original silk tassel. This pretty needle case is in the shape of a gourd and covered with hand engraved designs. It is in lovely condition and dates from the 1800's. It is most likely Korean. Needles were expensive and usually resided in lovely cases for safekeeping.
Details.....The total length of this piece including silk is 9" The needle case measures 2.44" x 1.42".