This charming vintage embroidery box is like a ltime capsule from the 1940s. The outside is hand-painted in a pretty pink with flowers. The top is hinged in three pieces which hold a mirror and satin-lined built-in pin cushion. There is a removable insert that currently holds needles, threads, etc. Underneath the insert is a larger section that has dozens of embroidery cotton in a rainbow of colors. It comes with promotional inserts and patterns from companies such as J. & P. Coats, Paragon Needlecrafters, Lorraine Needlework. Stamped "Made in Japan" on the bottom.