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Victorian Nécessaire de Voyage
- This rare English nécessaire carries everything one would need while traveling
- The luxurious blue velvet-lined interior houses various toiletry accoutrements
- Perfect for traveling in style, this nécessaire epitomizes classic elegance
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As travel became more and more fashionable in the 18th and 19th centuries, vanity sets such as this evolved into highly personalized symbols of wealth among young men and women. Containing everything from toiletries and jewelry to sewing and writing instruments, nécessaires provided a convenient means of transporting the personal necessities of everyday life. Today, these cases are a charming reminder of a bygone age of lavish house parties and the Grand Tour and are highly prized.
English, circa 1865
6" high x 12" wide x 9" deep