Annotation (BT 43/68)
Ornamental Design for A Needle Case. Class 13[struck through and replaced with] IV. Henry Hill, Fancy needle case Manufacturer, Victoria Street, Redditch. Proprietor.
Redditch had become a centre for the manufacture of needles and needlework tools in general and metal needle cases in particular. This is one of a small number of items in the Gallery registered on the submission of a manufactured item rather than a printed or drawn representation.