Nécessaire

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Georgian Nécessaire that can be Suspended from a Châtelaine

A nécessaire is a receptacle for items considered to be required for everyday life. These could be ordinary items such as a knife or other eating utensil in a leather case or it could be an elaborate container, made from precious metals, secreting such items as manicure utensils or a sewing kit. Small decorative cases designed to hold miniature implements are also sometimes referred to as étui.

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