A well crafted antique leather needle case from Tibet. It has a great patina from years of being worn and handled. With a sliding inner compartment for storing needles and thread. Needle cases were typically worn on a belt so that they were easily at hand.
Origin: Collected in Tibet in the 1980s and part of the Stone Routes Collection.
Weight: 70 grams
Length: 5 inches (approx)
Age: 19th C