Al la Ronde hidden treaures on show

PUBLISHED: 11:50 01 August 2008 | UPDATED: 09:25 10 June 2010

Friday, August 1 - A NEW item in the `Hidden House Revealed theme will from tomorrow be on show at A la Ronde.

A NEW item in the `Hidden House Revealed' theme will from tomorrow be on show at A la Ronde.

Staff at the 16-sided National Trust house near Exmouth will be showing the contents of a needlework box.

Dated around 1850-1870, the interior of the painted box is lined with blue silk satin with fitted compartments.

Among the items in the box are flower shaped mother of pearl winders, reel holders, tiny mother of pearl tweezers, and a pin cushion.

The box will be on display from Saturday August 2 until Wednesday August 27, during normal opening times (closed Thursday and Friday).

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