Circa 1930's Movie Star Needle Books
These look like a trading card from the front when folded closed, but when opened holds a set of four needles.
Each measures appx. 2-3/4" X 4-1/8" when closed.
Back contains further advertising in Spanish, text only. Manufactured in Mexico.
Originally published on Immortal Ephemera in November 2004 - These have long since sold and I haven't seen others since then.
- Rosie's Needle Book Museum is an old Geocities site that's been archived by Reocities. It appears to be the most comprehensive showcase for the Needle Book hobby online.
- The blog See Saw by Liza Cowan has several more recent posts about collecting old Needle Books. You can find some HERE, HERE, and HERE.
- Claire at Well, I Used to Be a Lady discovers the fun of collecting Vintage Needle Books
- More Needlebooks are shown off at SewNso's Sewing Journal