This leather case, most likely a domestic kit designed for home use, appears to contain vials of powder China paint pigments, which are commonly used on porcelain/ceramic.
Folding black leather case that can be secured shut with two metal snaps. Case opens to reveal two rows of glass vials secured in place by leather straps. There are 38 glass vials total: the top row holds 19 glass vials, the bottom row holds 19 glass vials. 37 vials are capped with cork stoppers. 37 of the glass vials contain powder paint pigments ranging in colors from blue, orange, yellow, red, pink, purple, black, and white. Circular labels [cotton/band aids?] have been adhered to each vial with markings that identify the name for the color in the vial as well as an alphanumeric identification code.
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