Bone needle case
Post-medieval, 18th century
Found during excavations by the Winchester Excavations Committee in the Brooks area of Winchester in the early- to mid- 1960s
This lid from a needle case consists of a lathe-turned moulded cylinder with a pattern of indented circles and a screw thread inside. For more information about this object, see Professor Martin Biddle's (1990) book, Winchester Studies 7.ii, Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester, catalogue number 2535.