"netting box" definition in OED

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed May 7 00:11:00 UTC 2014

Under "netting, n.2" the OED3 has "C2. attrib. in sense 'containing
network, mesh, etc.'. Obs."

At https://www.richardmole.co.uk/viewprod.asp?p=751 Richard Mole,
antique dealers and restorers, describes a "Tunbridgeware Netting
Box" as "Inside, the compartmentalised sections are of blue paper
lining and silk, with a pin cushion, needle book, folding netting
bar, and a good selection of netting tools."

Does the OED understanding of the contents need to be expanded?


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