Sewing Casket Filled with Sewing Supplies
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Article Number 88347
Small Treasure Chest.
The sewing casket from Sajou, made from laminated cardboard and printed with pretty period designs from around 1900. The casket has two compartments, filled with all the essential sewing supplies.
Maison Sajou: the Revival of an Old Tradition.
An old, much-loved French make. ‘Maison Sajou’ was founded in 1830 and quickly established itself as the best address in France (and beyond) for delightful small domestic articles (e.g. for sewing). The founder, Jacques-Simon Sajou won numerous First Class medals in various world exhibitions of domestic craftsmanship in the 19th century. In modern times, Madame Crestin-Billlet, an admirer and keen collector of M. Sajou’s work, started work on a series of handicraft manuals based on his ideas, and found to her surprise that the name ‘Sajou’ had never been patented. So she took the logical step of reviving the business; there’s a good market for her ‘Sajou’ products, which, though not slavish imitations, do honour to the name ‘Maison Sajou’ and its tradition.
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