German children's sewing box "Die Fleissige Puppenschneiderin" (The Industrious Dolls-Dressmaker) with lithograph of children sewing for their dolls on the lid; toy sewing machine; "Puppenmütterchens Nähschule" (Little-Doll-Mother's Sewing School) book with cover scene of children sewing for their dolls and containing patterns for doll costumes; a small bisque head doll in original folk costume on pincushion base; and a cast metal shoe pincushion. Germany, circa 1890.
French Walnut Doll's Sewing Cupboard with Sewing Machine 23" Walnut armoire mirrored double front doors has fancily carved crest and apron,and an elaborately fitted interior comprising tin and cast iron toy sewing machine,bobbins,bone sewing tools,samples,lace,threads,and other accessories for teaching needlework to a young child. as seen in French department store Etrennes catalogs. French,circa 1890.