Beaded velvet decorative wall scissors holder, c.1890
Fancy wall decorations, used to hold needle work tools like scissors, were commonly found in the upper class Victorian home. Unique examples of Victorian needlework make one-of-a-kind gifts.
This fancy shield-shaped scissors holder is fashioned from burgundy velvet cut to a ground of metallic gold. The back is lined with cranberry silk. The edges are trimmed with loops of clear crystal beads. The holder comes with small scissors that would be perfect for hand sewing and embroidery work.
The condition is excellent.
It measures 5" tall by 3 1/2" wide.