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19th Century French Seamstress Storage Box



A 19th century seamstress cabinet storage box for commercial haberdasher use, made by L.V Fils et Cotons, a Parisian brand of sewing tools created by Louis Varmie in 1841. Textured dark brown oil cloth over sturdy cardboard, eight drawers with brass handles and tag holders complete with original labels in French for threads and cottons, branded threads, elastics, combs, hair pins and snaps. Rounded top edges and branding on the top and sides. Great for small storage and accent piece, two available.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 17.25 in. (43.82 cm)Width: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Depth: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Years of use have left wear at the corners, a missing paper tag, wear and foxing on drawer paper, tarnished handles. Minor damage inside bottom drawer.
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: DD411stDibs: LU869012181743

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $175 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Austin, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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