The Davenport Collection
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Unusual metal rosette to assist in making woollen flowers

This item was found with Wyn Davenport’s sewing and embroidery accessories. Research on the internet suggests that its purpose was to assist in making woollen flowers. The pins which protrude from the circumference of the disc can be retracted by twisting the knurled knob in the centre of the disc. The words on the disc read MADE IN FRANCE| BREVETÉ| L.K. PARIS.

Item Details

Size Diameter of metal disc is 45mm.
Date Probably mid 20th century.
Key Phrases
Ref no N2722