1989:: Flatware Storage Sleeve PURPLE flannel cloth: 10″H 15″W. Circa 1900-1940. With 6 big 4″ serving pockets, over-flaps left and upper. Maker’s mark: Keller and George, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Silversmiths’ cloth flatware storage sleeves to help mitigate tarnishing of your polished sterling and silver-plate flatware and hollowware pieces from tarnishing. It helps in the neutralizing airborne sulphur (the cause of tarnish) for years. I have a boxful of these things in all colors, shapes, sizes, and capacities. Most are made from 100% double napped tarnish resistant flannel cotton. Most have a maker’s name, which I have provided a pic of, respectively.